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A Mother and Daughter Who Participated in 'Kidney Paired Donation'

February 22, 2018 09:01 PM

(ABC 6 News)-- An unbreakable bond formed after a domino effect of kidney donations.

A group of strangers was able to meet for the first time Wednesday night.

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Two of the people involved were Tami and her daughter, Amanda Heldt. Amanda was the one who needed a kidney. Through a program called, "Kidney Paired Donation," her mother donated her own kidney to a girl in Byron. And also through the program, Amanda was able to receive a kidney.

"When I found out that I got a kidney, I was really happy and excited to hear that I got a new kidney," said Amanda.


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