The kindness of strangers makes the world go 'round. And, in this case it was a flier a mother saw at her children's elementary school that convinced her to give the greatest gift, that of life to an eight-year-old stranger.
After quickly researching the procedure and consulting her husband, Laura Bolan agreed to give Sarah Dickman her organ. According to an Associated Press article:
The suburban Atlanta girl was born with the genetic disease juvenile nephronophthisis, which slowly destroys the kidneys. Without treatment, it can kill a child before the age of 15.
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