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Local woman dies from flu after giving birth
The community is mourning the loss of a new mother who died after getting the flu and giving birth to her child.
Kendra Fendt developed the flu several weeks ago while she was pregnant and doctors took the baby before full term.
Fendt was airlifted to UAB hospital in Birmingham for treatment.
But Kendra died on Thursday.
Kendra graduated from the University of West Florida and was a marketing coordinator at Saltmarsh.
She leaves behind her husband, Ed Fendt, and newborn daughter Meredith.