New Librarian Shares Insight on Kidney Transplant in McComb Enterprise Journal

The new librarian at The EPR Library, Katie Andrews, recently shared her personal experience with kidney transplant, shedding light on the importance of organ donation. Andrews was diagnosed with end-stage renal disease in 2018 and had to undergo dialysis for three years before receiving a kidney transplant in May this year. She expressed her gratitude towards the anonymous donor and urged others to consider organ donation.

Andrews highlighted the impact of organ transplantation, stating that it not only saves lives but also improves the overall quality of life for recipients. She emphasized the need for increased awareness and education around organ donation, as there are currently over 100,000 individuals waiting for a transplant in the United States alone. Andrews hopes that her story will inspire others to become organ donors and ultimately save more lives.

By sharing her journey, Andrews has sparked conversations around kidney health and the power of organ donation. Her story serves as a reminder of the life-changing impact that transplantation can have and encourages individuals to consider registering as organ donors to help those in need.

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