- A girl in need of a liver transplant couldn’t fly to Chicago because flights were cancelled due to bad weather
- FedEx steps in and offers the family a free ride to the hospital
- The family is grateful for the help from Good Samaritans
It was the day Memphis couple Jesse and Nicholas Faris had been waiting for for their adopted daughter Brooklyn — the day they were told that a liver transplant donor had been found that could save the girl’s life.
But there was one big problem; they were in Memphis and the operation had to be done in Chicago. Worse, there was a blizzard that day and all the flights were cancelled.
On Wednesday, February 24, the Faris couple received a call from Chicago’s Lurie Children’s Hospital informing them that a suitable liver donor had been found after nearly a year of waiting.
They knew there wasn’t enough time left for the 2-year-old Brooklyn whom they adopted from China and who is suffering from Alagille syndrome; a genetic disorder that prevents the liver from disposing waste. (Click here to read more)