Monday, July 17, 2006

Barrie Baby Needs New Liver

The Barrie Advance; Friday, July 14, 2006

Nine-month old Kailey Simmons is fighting for a better life, but if she doesn't get a liver soon, she'll be fighting for her life. ... According to the Canadian Liver Foundation, a piece of an adult's liver may be transplanted into a child. ... [Her grandmother Angela] Henderson is encouraging people to sign their donor cards, and she would gladly take a cadaver donation or would appreciate a living donor coming forward.

Contact the Ontario Trillium Gift of Life Network at 1-800-263-2833 or visit their website for more information about being a donor. Toronto General Hospital runs a living donor program; call 416-340-4800.

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