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ASHTYN HOLDING HER LITTLE SISTER, KAITLYN about three weeks before the family left home for treatment in Cincinnati.

DL girl fights rare illness

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A Detroit Lakes girl has spent the past six months dealing with a very serious, rare ailment that has required her to undergo a bone marrow transplant and spend months in a children's hospital in Cincinnati.


On April 2, Ashtyn Carrier age 7 (now age 8) and then a first-grader at Roosevelt Elementary in Detroit Lakes, developed flu-like symptoms.

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