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kidney transplant

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The little fighter

Ollie Lott beats the odds against a life-threatening condition with help from a surgery performed while he was still in the womb.

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The surgery you’ve never heard of

Nedene Bearss shares her story about how chronic kidney disease took her by surprise, and how her 'hero' saved her hand with his expertise.

850 million people worldwide have kidney disease

But most people don't realize that kidney disease is a major health issue.

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A girl, a horse and a horrible disease

Battling kidney disease since toddlerhood, Lyndi Hollinger dreams of a normal life. She finds it when she's on Sammy's back.

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‘The best thing that could have happened to us’

After waiting his whole life, 5-year-old Jazir Westerfield receives a kidney.

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Go green! Go white!

And go register to be an organ donor! Sparty is.

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Mom’s best friend becomes child’s lifesaver

“This is the kind of thing you do for people you care about,” says Brandy Tarrant, who donated a kidney to a girl she considers her niece.

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From inspirational to informational, Health Beat delivers you a daily dose of stories you don't want to miss. Here are the best of the best.

‘We take it day by day’

After a rare kidney disease strikes three of their four sons, requiring back-to-back transplants, the Brann family has high hopes for a 'normal' 2016.

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‘We didn’t think he would survive’

4-year-old Jazir Westerfield undergoes dialysis at home every night as he awaits a kidney transplant.

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Organ donation inspires ArtPrize entry

A kidney donation at age 2 saves artist's life, encourages him to spread the word.

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Kidney transplants turn sick babies into tree-climbing kids

‘I’m so thankful to be taking care of normal kids’ stuff instead of life-and-death issues.’

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