As an activist raising awareness for cystic fibrosis, Claire Wineland became something of a social media celebrity with her honest and inspirational videos about living with the disease. Wineland died Sunday evening after receiving a lung transplant. She was 21.
My young friend, Claire Wineland, has had a lung transplant. She is a bright shining star of a human being and deserves to live a much longer life than she has. She’s hanging on by a thread at the moment… Please pray for her with me. pic.twitter.com/vSSQ0D8glW
— James Patrick Stuart (@japastu) August 28, 2018
YouTube star Claire Wineland has died just a week after receiving a lung transplant. The 21-year-old, who had cystic fibrosis, was known for inspiring countless people with her honest talk about illness and mortality. https://t.co/oV87zaPeyh pic.twitter.com/drjPJ76tHJ
— CNN (@CNN) September 4, 2018