Young bride killed by brain-eating amoeba

April 7, 2015 4:14 PM

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(NBC 7) Twenty-year-old Koral Reef's life was just beginning. She had just married her high school sweetheart, but she never got the chance to enjoy her happily ever after when she contracted a rare, brain-eating amoeba that took her life.

Reef's mother, Cybil Meister, believes a family trip to Lake Havasu in Arizona was the catalyst for the infection that killed her daughter.

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