Ten-year-old Sarah Murnaghan and her family received the news they've been hoping, praying, and fighting for in their fight to save the young girl's life in her battle with cystic fibrosis. Sarah will receive a lung transplant shortly, her family confirmed, saying that they were notified Wednesday that a set of adult lungs had become available.
The 10-year-old Philadelphia girl in need of new lungs to stay alive took a turn for the worse yesterday. Sarah Murnaghan was put on a respirator to help her breathe. A day earlier, Fox News’ Peter Johnson Jr. spent the afternoon with Sarah and her family at the hospital.
Peter Johnson, Jr. visited 10-year-old Sarah Murnaghan and her family as the young girl fights for survival. Murnaghan suffers from cystic fibrosis and is in desperate need of a lung transplant. Her parent’s battle to get her on the adult donor list has caught the attention of people around the nation.
The parents of 10-year-old Sarah Murnaghan are fighting federal organ donor rules which are preventing her from getting the lung transplant she needs to save her life. Sarah suffers from cystic fibrosis, and doctors say she may only have weeks to live. But because Sarah is 10 years old and not 12, she can only receive a donor lung after all of the adult candidates have received the chance.