Facebook Post Helps Toddler Get Kidney From Parents' Former High School Classmate

Literally a life-saver for Ryan and Ashley Wagner of Chicago.

The high school sweethearts learned their son Miles had a rare condition which was causing organ failure.

Miles was in need of both a liver and a kidney transplant. After nearly a year of dialysis, Miles received a new liver and six months later, doctors informed them that he was strong enough for a kidney transplant.

Unfortunately, they were told that finding a perfect match could take as long as six years. But Ryan and Ashley weren't going to wait that long.

Ashley made a desperate plea on Facebook looking for anyone who could be a match. Finally, and old high school friend of theirs came forward. Elizabeth Wolodkiewicz knew she had the same blood type and had herself tested to see if she was a match. She was, and earlier this week she and Miles underwent successful transplant surgery.

 Ashley wrote on Facebook, "The bright, bright future that's in-store for Miles would not be possible without his incredible organ donors. To be on the receiving end of organ donation not once but twice leaves me in awe, truly."

 
 

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