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"I have everything that I ever wanted in life!”

Elizabeth Aguilar, Kidney Transplant Recipient, 1993 & 2001

Elizabeth Aguilar, Kidney Transplant Recipient, 1993 & 2001

Elizabeth received her first kidney transplant in 1993 when she was only 13 years old. She grew up a normal teenager: playing sports, President of her senior class, even Senior Prom Queen! But in 1999, she suffered from severe rejection and lost her kidney. She was put on dialysis until she received a new kidney in 2001. Six months later, she found out she was pregnant. “Of course I was excited, but nervous too.” Her daughter is now a happy, healthy 9 year old. This year, Elizabeth gave birth to her son. “I have accomplished a lot since my transplant in 2001! I met and married a wonderful man, I have a daughter and a son, I have continued to work, and we have a home of our own. I have everything that I ever wanted in life!”

 
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