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EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — Thirty-four-year-old Omar Hernandez is a father to 3 younger kids. Simply three years and at some point after his youngest baby was born, he was identified with end-stage renal failure. He’s now fearful he won’t see his kids develop up.
It’s a tricky subject for the Hernandez household. Seven-year-old Nathalia started to cry whereas her mom and father spoke about her father’s struggles with KTSM.
Omar’s well being will not be getting any higher as he’s presently on dialysis and on the San Antonio College Transplant Heart ready checklist.
Omar is on the ready checklist for a cadaver kidney, however his spouse is hopeful that he may obtain a residing donor kidney as a result of it would last more than a cadaver will.
“It’s laborious, and it does cross my thoughts daily, simply questioning if you’ll be there. You realize when you’re going to be there for his or her commencement, for his or her first grade,” Omar Hernandez.
Patricia Hernandez tells KTSM she was nervous about making fliers and utilizing social media to ask the group for assist. She says nobody of their household can donate for various well being causes.
“It took me some time, I didn’t know the best way to come out right here to see if the group, household and pals may assist us out, to discover a kidney residing donor for him. As a result of as time passes by it’s been getting very tough well being clever,” stated Patricia Hernandez.
Regardless of the struggles, the Hernandez household says they aren’t giving up. The household had t-shirts made that say “share life” on the entrance and “crew dad” on the again.
They now have a brand new household motto, “we’re on a race with no end line”.
In case you are concerned with serving to Omar Hernandez you’ll be able to go to www.UTCLivingDonor.com and click on on “residing kidney donor”. Or e-mail Omarneedsakidney@gmail.com.
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