Salon owner gets life-saving donation

A woman donated a kidney to her former mentor, who then was able to help her open her own salon.
1:37 | 02/16/20

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Finally tonight, the life-saving donation. It's America strong. For 20 years, Washington, D.C. Entrepreneur Chet Bennet has mentored so many in the beauty salon business, including cia Williams. But two years ago, it was Chet who needed help. Posting on Facebook, "I was told my kidney is failing and I must start dialysis. I will keep the faith and pray that someone will give me a kidney." Acia read that and says immediately she felt something. God told me right at that moment that I was his donor. She got tested. And it turned out, she was a perfect match. Even though the lord told her, that didn't mean that she had to do it, okay? No, we need to be clear. Because sometimes we say it's the lord's voice and sometimes it's our own voice. So I thank god that whatever voice it was, she paid attention to it. The operation, a success. Acia staying positive through the whole procedure with Chet. So, I told him he was going to be fine. And as Chet was recovering, something also came over him. Though she never asked for anything in return, Chet wanted to help cia. He just looked over from the couch and said, "Okay, you better get ready, because I'm about to give you the shop." And I was like -- That's right. Chet gave her one of his salons. I can't begin to thank you enough for you giving me life. But we can start with you making your dream a reality by having your own salon. This week, cia cut the ribbon and opened her business -- a new image by cia. This beauty salon a symbol of her beautiful act, giving new life and now ready for new beginnings.

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