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8-year-old with cystic fibrosis undergoes double lung transplant

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An 8-year-old girl underwent a double lung transplant on Friday. (KTRK)

An 8-year-old girl continues to capture the hearts of many Houstonians.

Maira Junaid, of Pakistan, underwent surgery Friday for a double lung transplant. She suffers from cystic fibrosis and came to Houston to get the best possible care.

Earlier this year, her family raised enough money though community donations to get her name on the transplant list.

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A family from Pakistan has raised enough money to get their daughter onto the Texas transplant list.


The doctors were happy and positive after Junaid's surgery, according to her parents.
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