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Florida boy dies after fight against brain-eating amoeba
A Florida boy fighting for his life against a brain eating amoeba has died. Zachary Reyna's family announced his death Saturday. Family members say the 12-year-old was infected while knee boarding with friends in a ditch near his family's home on August 3. On Wednesday, Zac's family announced that the brain-eating amoeba was gone -- but had already left extensive damage.
"I look at the big picture and I see how he's affected the world. As a family we stand strong together but the whole world was behind him."
Zac's family says they plan to donate his organs.