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Annabelle Whitaker has been battling Kidney Illness for nearly two years.
HOUSTON COUNTY, Ga. — In January 2018, Annabelle Whitaker and her household realized she would want a kidney transplant after being identified with stage 5 kidney illness.
It took practically six months for medical doctors to place Annabelle on the transplant record.
In the meantime, the Central Georgia group rallied across the Whitaker household with assist and fundraisers.
Even with all the assist, the journey for Annabelle wasn’t simple.
She’s had a number of surgical procedures and transfusions and has to undergo dialysis remedies each night time.
Her mother, Heather, says its been a protracted two yr journey that might have been close to unimaginable with out assist from the central Georgia group.
“She’s gotten playing cards, cellphone calls, movies, all of that and it means so much to her,” she stated.
After a protracted wait, Annabelle and her household came upon Might 22 that she formally had a donor.
Her dad and mom stated they met Natalie Nuce in 2009 throughout a visit to Ohio to get Annabelle’s service canine. They struck up a friendship by bonding over their love for the Georgia Bulldogs, they usually have stayed shut ever since.
Annabelle and her father made their approach as much as Emory this week for her transplant on July 16. Her mother Heather says, due to COVID-19, Annabelle’s father would be the just one allowed along with her on the hospital.
So, Central Georgians are ensuring Annabelle is aware of how a lot she is cherished by sending videos and wishing her a great restoration.
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