British Columbia mother of two young children needs new kidney

first_imgTina House APTN National News Time could be running out for Sammie Murdock, a mother of two young children in Prince George, B.C. who is in desperate need of a new kidney.And it’s not the first time the 35-year-old has gone through this.“Back in 1999 I was 16 years old and they told me (my kidney) was scarred and it was failing,” said Murdock. “I didn’t know about anything that was going on because I was just young.”Five years later she was given a kidney by an anonymous donor.She was told the kidney was rejecting her body in 2012 and would need a second transplant. She also had part of her colon removed because of cancer.For the last five years she has endured dialysis three times a week for three hours a session.“I get these massive headaches,” she said. “I always have high blood pressure no matter what.”The problem is Murdock needs to find a donor with the blood type like hers, which is 0 positive. She requires a donor with 0 blood, too.Her boyfriend of 17 years has put an advertisement on the back of the window of his truck hoping someone might come forward and give his girlfriend the gift of [email protected]last_img

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