The Transylvania Times -

By Kate Herold
Staff Writer" 

Lois Harris Asks For Prayers As She Heads To Medical Center


Lois Harris

Last Tuesday, Lois Harris traveled to Duke University Medical Center in Durham. It is a trip Harris said she has been very eager to make.

There, Harris hopes she will soon receive a new lung. Her doctors say it is the only thing that can save her life.

"Just as soon as a lung becomes available, one that's the right size and blood type, I'm in," said Harris.

Harris suffers from pulmonary fibrosis, a condition that causes scarring or thickening of the lungs. In simple terms, it makes breathing very difficult.

Harris describes pulmonary fibrosis as feeling like she's suffocating to death. S...

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