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A 27-year-old North Texas girl is getting the present of excellent well being from her cousin in Kentucky.
Lizzie Porter will quickly obtain a brand new kidney from her cousin Sarah.
“I’ve all the time wished to be a residing donor,” Sarah Porter stated.
Lizzie Porter lives in McKinney. She was identified with kidney illness a number of years in the past.
“My kidney perform has hung wherever from 7% to 10% the final three years,” Lizzie stated.
After getting examined and studying that she was an ideal match, Sarah flew from Kentucky to Texas to assist her cousin.
“The truth that’s coming from somebody I like a lot and who I’m so near is even higher,” Lizzie stated.
Lizzie joined a listing of greater than 90,000 Individuals ready for a brand new kidney. Her journey started with a joke Sarah made a decade in the past.
“We went on trip 10 years in the past. Lizzie received sick proper after, and I jokingly stated, ‘You already know, in case you ever want a kidney, let me know,'” Sarah stated.
Their surgical procedure will happen on Tuesday at Medical Metropolis Dallas.
“I’m going to really feel so superb I’m not even going to know what to do with myself. That’s my hope,” Lizzie stated.
In case you are focused on turning into a kidney donor, go to https://www.kidneyfund.org.
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