Gymnast Sonny Lang who had ‘heart and lungs of 80-year-old’ dies following brave Cystic Firbosis battle https://t.co/xdgrQt0Bhn
— cf/Aware (@CFAware) February 9, 2016
Sonny Lang was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis (CF) when she was only 13 months old. At age four she was the youngest CF patient to successfully receive heart and lung transplants. She died 2 days ago, living against all odds to the age of 23. Breathe easy, Sonny.
Twitter was full of people saying goodbye to Sonny. See some of the tweets bellow.
— The Yorkshire Post (@yorkshirepost) 10 february 2016
Incredibly sad news this morning. Sonny will be greatly missed by a huge number of people. https://t.co/wV8GLvCVUl
— Oli Lewington (@olilewington) 10 february 2016
Another of ours taken too soon. Rest in peace Sonny, friends & families hearts are breaking but safe in the knowledge you are not in pain ❤️
— Bee (@QueenBeady) 10 february 2016
Breathe easy, Sonny Lang. ???? Cystic fibrosis may have shortened your life, but it did not lessen its fullness. Rest in peace.
— abby lomas (@ahoyitsabby) 9 february 2016
Rip sonny lang I hope you fulfilled your bucket list ???? pic.twitter.com/jiueS5gVRJ
— Henry Wharton (@henrywhartongym) 9 february 2016
“I always knew I was not going to be around forever but you just have to make the most of it while you’re here’ you will live on, Sonny Lang
— Chris Bauman (@chrisjbauman) 11 february 2016