July 2015

Deltona, Fla., July 24, 2015 – Estelle Singleton-Fenderson, of Deltona, spent most of her childhood in the hospital because of asthma, bronchitis and other upper respiratory conditions. It wasn’t until the 2000s that she was diagnosed with bronchiectasis, a genetic lung disease.

Doctors say a lung transplant is critical to her survival. While awaiting her transplant, Singleton-Fenderson, 62, relies on the assistance of an oxygen tank 24 hours a day.

Plymouth, Mich., July 1, 2015 – In 2010, Michele Scott, of Howell, was diagnosed with an array of health issues, including pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary hypertension and connective tissue disease, all of which have damaged her lungs.

Doctors say a double-lung transplant is critical to her survival.