This Daughter Donated A Kidney To Save Her Dying Dad. Then After The Surgery Her Tears Said It All

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Organ donors continue to play a vital role for those in need; they may even save lives. And Hailee Stender is among their number, as she donated a kidney to her dying father John in March 2018. Following the surgery, though, Hailee couldn’t help but burst into tears.

Image: Facebook/John Stender

Around two years before the procedure had taken place, John had received some life-changing news. In particular, he was told that he had stage-four kidney failure; with that, he was also put on the list for a new organ. And that revelation about John’s health brought with it a new set of challenges for the West Virginia county commissioner.

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Image: Facebook/John Stender

As part of his treatment, for example, John was hooked to a dialysis machine for three days each week, meaning that travel was difficult. Given the seriousness of the situation, though, his family looked to step up in a bid to help him; they subsequently discussed the prospect of one of them donating a kidney in order to save their relative.

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