When she was only 4 years old, Angelica developed a bacterial infection in her lungs that would develop into double pneumonia and cause her to go septic, destroying her kidneys and ravaging her body. After the next year and a half of hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis and months of testing, it was discovered that Angelica’s mother was a perfect match for a kidney transplant. By September 13, 2013, Angelica had a new kidney!
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