Charlotte Figi: The Little Girl Who Changed the World

Charlotte Figi: The Little Girl Who Changed the World

Charlotte Figi, the 13-year-old from Colorado whose bravery changed the way the world views medicinal cannabis, has tragically died from complications possibly related to COVID-19. Late Tuesday evening, a Figi family friend posted an update on Facebook with the news that little Charlotte had passed, stating “Charlotte is no longer suffering. She is seizure-free forever. Thank you so much for all of your love.” UPDATE FROM PAIGE:Our family is grateful for the outpouring of love while we mourn the loss of our Charlotte….Posted by Paige Figi on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 For the past several weeks, Paige Figi, Charlotte’s mother, has been posting updates on her Facebook page indicating that she and the other four members of her household were all sick and staying quarantined. The family did not fit all the criteria for COVID-19 testing, so they were told by medical professionals to stay home and self-quarantine. As time in quarantine passed at a sluggish rate, Charlotte’s symptoms began to worsen. The Figis took her to the hospital where she was admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). Charlotte was treated on the COVID-19 designated floor, ultimately testing negative for the virus. Charlotte was released from the hospital on April 5 and returned home showing strong signs of improvement. Then, in the early hours of April 7, Charlotte had a seizure that led to respiratory failure and cardiac arrest. Paramedics rushed her back to the PICU where she was again treated as a likely COVID-19 case. She passed peacefully…

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