NY Teen Was A 'Different Person' After Contracting Brain-Eating Amoeba
Her family says she was infected with the brain-eating amoeba when she went swimming in Maryland.By Briana Altergott | September 13, 2016
Kerry Stoutenburgh's family and loved ones say she was "a brave, beautiful and brilliant human being."
But after the college student contracted a brain-eating amoeba while swimming on vacation in Maryland, everything changed.
Stoutenburgh's family says she started complaining of a headache and sensitivity to light a few days after she returned home to upstate New York.