Teacher Donates Her Kidney To 5-Year-Old Student
A teacher in Missouri donated her kidney to a 5-year-old student.
The girl was diagnosed with partial blindness, a compromised immune system andfailing kidneys that have required 11-hours of dialysis treatment every day,among other health issues.
The early childhood special education teacher had been teaching the girl formore than two-years. When she found out she needed a kidney transplant, shedidn't think twice about offering her organ.
Earlier this year, the two underwent a successful six-hour kidney transplant atjoint hospitals in St. Louis. And the girl’s health has drastically improvedfollowing the surgery.