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Morgan Hutcherson Passes Away From Brain Cancer--Mikayla Lewis

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Morgan Hutcherson died, after battling glioblastoma for the last 16 months. Fox 17 originally brought the story of the 20-year-old trying to live out her bucket list this summer.

Thousands of people wanted to support and help Morgan's family accomplish her dreams. Through many fundraisers and generous donations, Morgan Hutcherson went skydiving, to Disney World, in a hot air balloon, and much more.

Morgan's father, Richard Hutcherson posted a statement on the "Prayer's for Morgan" Facebook page today that read in part:
"I am sorry to say that Morgan passed away this morning. She has been such a fighter, and she has fooled so many of her doctors, many of whom had given up on her weeks and weeks ago. Morgan began having seizures last night, which at their worst were uncontrollable. After a long and valiant fight, she managed to get the seizing under control around 4AM This morning. However, the fight was simply more than she could take. She was in peace, she was in no pain, and like her 16 month battle, she passed on her terms. Morgan never questioned her God as to why this was happening to her, and she never, ever allowed her faith to be placed in doubt! She is, and has always been a beautiful person, who was selfless to a fault. I want the world to know that Morgan both lived and died on her terms! While this devastating disease has taken her from us in her physical form, it did not, and could touch her spirit! her soul! or the essence of what made her who she was. So at the end of the day, Morgan may have lost this battle! but she won the war! Our hearts are shattered, and my family needs your prayers. But our faith is strong, and we sincerely believe we will be together again! Thank you again so much for all the support.."

Morgan did not have life insurance. If you would like to help her family with medical expenses or funeral costs, click here.

The Hutcherson's say they are working on keeping Morgan's memory alive by helping others.

Follow Mikayla Lewis on Twitter @MikaylaFox17 and Facebook


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