“Fault in Our Stars” Couple’s Last Decision

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by Wendy Henderson |

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In this short CNN video, we witness Katie Prager’s conscious decision to go into hospice after suffering severe complications from cystic fibrosis.  Despite having a lung transplant, Katie had become so sick that she believed her battle was lost. “My body is just so tired, I can’t fight anymore.”

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But her husband Dalton, who also had cystic fibrosis, died first. He had wished to transfer his hospital care to a facility near Katie’s hospice so they could be together during Katie’s last days. Sadly, Dalton, 25, passed away September 17 after a bout with pneumonia. The couple shared loving goodbyes over FaceTime.

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