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Dream Sheperd dies; had been diagnosed with sickle cell and inspired NY's 'Dream's Law'

News 12 has learned that Dream Sheperd, the incredible girl who was diagnosed with sickle cell disease, has died.

News 12 Staff

Aug 26, 2021, 8:19 PM

Updated 1,025 days ago

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News 12 has learned that Dream Sheperd, the incredible girl who was diagnosed with sickle cell disease, has died.
Dream's story was behind the "Dream's Law" in New York.
The law was signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in 2019.
It requires access to safe and continued home care for patients with a central venous line upon discharge from the hospital.
A GoFundMe page to help support her family has been set up online.


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