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5-Year-Old Kidney Recipient From NYC Meets Donor’s Family

What to Know

  • A 5-year-old boy from the Bronx who received a life-saving kidney transplant got a chance to meet his kidney donor's family this week

  • Noah Chico was born with a kidney disease and desperately needed a transplant

  • After years of waiting, he finally found a match — Mary Sinanans son Adam, who died when he was just 27 years old

A 5-year-old boy from the Bronx who received a life-saving kidney transplant got a chance to meet his kidney donor's family this week.

Noah Chico was born with a kidney disease and desperately needed a transplant.

After years of waiting and treatment at the Childrens Hospital at Montefiore in the Bronx, Noah and his family finally found a match — Mary Sinanans son Adam, who died when he was just 27 years old.

Two years after the transplant, Noah and his mom wanted to meet the Sinanans to thank them. This week, the two got to meet them for the very first time.

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At the hospital, Sinanan showed Noah pictures of her son, who donated five organs to patients in need. This is the first recipient her family has met.

“God only knows if hed be here if it wasnt for [Sinanan] making that decision,” Noahs mother, Crystal Chico, told News 4.

“And I thank you. Thank you so much,” she said to Sinanan. “You changed my sons life.”Read More – Source

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