Nanny Donates Part Of Her Liver To Save The Baby She Cares For
A 22-year-old nanny in New Jersey has established such a bond with the family she works for that she’s donating part of her liver to save the family’s 18-month-old daughter. Kiersten Miles met the family in June and agreed to be a summer babysitter for their three children. After just three weeks, Kiersten learned that their youngest child – Talia – had a condition that put her at risk of dying without a liver transplant. Kiersten immediately decided to find out whether she was a match for the baby. Last month, she underwent an operation to save Talia's life, donating part of her liver. Kiersten said being in the hospital for a week and dealing with a five-inch scar was a "small sacrifice when you compare it to saving a life." The operation was successful and Talia bounced back after only nine days.
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Young Cancer Survivor Receives Super Bowl Surprise
Four years ago, grade school student Cristian Beasley – from Houston, Texas – started his battle against leukemia. It was painful, and the treatments left him so weak. He beat the disease and is now ready to get a second chance at life. Cristian visited the doctor recently, thinking he was just in for some blood work – but there ended up being a lot more to his visit. His doctor surprised him with two tickets to the Super Bowl for him and his dad. After that, Cristian's next big goal is playing football at his high school. He's been a part of the team for years. Now he wants to be healthy enough to suit up