Las Cruces teen’s wish turns into Italian reality

El Paso News - 07-16


LAS CRUCES, NM (KTSM) — After many setbacks with an ongoing battle against Cystic Fibrosis, a Las Cruces teenager is now getting the trip of a lifetime. Annika Conn, 17, was diagnosed with the rare disorder which causes severe damage to the lungs, digestive system and other organs in the body when she was just five.