The pleas of a 23-year-old Chicago woman in need of a kidney have been answered, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Jazmin Longoria-Lara looked exhausted Wednesday as she stood in front of the Lincoln United Methodist Church in Pilsen, hoping U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials would hear her pleas for help. Jazmin has been on dialysis three times a week for four years, and needs a kidney transplant.
A 23-year-old Chicago woman in need of a life-saving kidney transplant was asking an immigration judge to spare her brother from deportation, because he might be her last hope.
The number of people waiting for an organ transplant continues to grow, with currently more than 120,000 people on the waiting for an organ transplant, and more people are added to the list each year.
A 40-year-old Hammond woman got good news and bad news on Super Bowl Sunday; and the good news more than made up for the bad.
A Chicago teen who was unable to give his mother a kidney is giving one to a stranger, so that his mother can get a transplant from another donor.
An Elgin man whose immune system has led to rejection after rejection after rejection of donor kidneys is about to go under the knife again, and this time, his doctor says, is going to be different.
A South Bend man is getting the new kidney he needs, thanks an unusual idea from his family, and the generosity of a stranger.
CHICAGO (CBS) — The coordinator of the organ donation program for the Illinois Secretary of State’s office has received some news this week about her own health. “How could this be happening to me?” said […]