GOOD NEWS A Mom's Tenacious Pursuit of a Kidney for Her Daughter Is Going Viral
A Los Angeles-area mother is making headlines for her dogged pursuit of a matching kidney donor for her daughter.
Karol Franks' efforts have gone viral after someone spotted her SUV, which has the words "DAUGHTER NEEDS KIDNEY TYPE O" painted on it.
Franks' 29-year-old daughter, Jenna, was diagnosed with a rare urological disease when she was a teenager, and must undergo daily dialysis treatments.
Thanks to Twitter user Tatum Bateman, who spotted Karol's SUV on the streets of L.A., word about Jenna has spread around the world and the family has more than 25 leads, according to TODAY.
This honestly needs to go viral pic.twitter.com/JTRScRcWv8
— Tatum (@TatumBateman) September 27, 2015
Best of luck to Jenna and her family!