Oct 26, 2021 - Sports
Photos: Des Moines' high school swimming inspiration
A photo of Ashley Vazquez-Hernandez. Photo courtesy of Des Moines Public Schools
Ashley Vazquez-Hernandez. Photo courtesy of Des Moines Public Schools

Ashley Vazquez-Hernandez nearly lost her life to cystic fibrosis before having a double-lung transplant three years ago.

  • Now she's on East High School's swim team.

Read her story, here.

A photo of Ashley Vazquez-Hernandez swimming.
Ashley Vazquez-Hernandez swam three events against Hoover High School earlier this month. Photo courtesy of Des Moines Public Schools
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