Watch: Selfless kindergarten teacher gives student a kidney
By staff and wire services reports
March 15th, 2013
When Wendy Killian's son was one day old, his life was saved by a blood platelet donor. From that day forward, Wendy vowed to help the parents of a critically-ill child if given the chance, TakePart.com reports. Recently, Wendy got that opportunity. A former student, 8-year-old Nicole Miller, was born with one kidney. Rapidly, that one kidney is failing. Nicole suffers from branchiootorenal syndrome, a genetic disorder that causes malformations of the ear and cysts in the neck, hearing loss, and malformations of the kidney, according to the Mansfield News Journal. Nicole and her parents were running out...
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