Nursing school student's donation and the power of friendship

America Strong; 21-year-old Jenna Mize, a nursing student, donates a kidney to her longtime friend since childhood, 19-year-old Deanna Recktenwald, who was diagnosed with alport syndrome.
1:33 | 05/05/19

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Following tonight America strong the donation by a nursing school student. Teach us all about the power French here's ABC's aerial Russia. These images of two carefree childhood friends DN erected walled and Jenna mice. Led in the and can occur at then Jenna moved away but the twos stayed in touch numbers isn't fast forward more than a decade later to a FaceBook posts from Indiana's family. The now nineteen year old diagnosed with Al port syndrome in stage five kidney failure. Desperate to find a donor for a transplant. At first 21 year old Jack not just about to graduate nursing school says she didn't give it too much thought. Until what she calls a little divine intervention I just felt this. Boyce I don't know I'm just a union felt application when Jenna flew in for testing. The two reunited as Vienna late on dialysis in her hospital that I tapped her shoulder pain she turned around and she just started solving. Then an emotional facetime conversation confirming the news that would change both of their lives honestly felt that I asked say. Jenna was a match. A bond built on history and now a brighter future I'm says. Incredibly. Tough I have such. Actually got me. Gary L rash Jeff ABC news. And that transplant set for June 20 we take aerial for that report we thank you for watching on Tommy Elvis in York due may first in the morning David Muir right back here tomorrow night have a Grady.

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