An Army reservist decided to donate his kidney to a complete stranger after seeing a billboard looking for donors.
A 10-year-old Connecticut girl could have a new chance at life and it all started with a mass text message! Last year, Dan Hall's daughter, Samantha, was diagnosed with pancreatitis and then found to have kidney disease.
Parents rightly take credit for bringing their children into the world, but one daughter surprised her father with the gift of life. Stephanie Rodriguez decided to get tested to see if she could donate a kidney to her dad. Rodriguez was a match, but didn’t tell her dad until shortly before the surgery.
Ten-year-old Sarah Murnaghan has taken a turn for the worse over the last 24 hours, her family says, although there are signs that she's more stable this morning. Just yesterday, Sarah was intubated and put on a breathing tube in order to help her breathe.
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.