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8-year-old quadruple transplant recipient meets donor’s parents – My Fox Boston

Updated: Dec 17, 2015 – 8:30 PM


An 8-year-old girl from Ellwood City, Pennsylvania, who underwent a rare quadruple-organ transplant last month met the parents of the organ donor.

According to the Kyree’s Dream Team Facebook page, Luis Morales and Evelyn Morales visited Kyree Beachem at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Wednesday.

Kyree received liver, pancreas and small and large intestines from the couple’s daughter, Arianna Morales.

“I never wanted a family to lose their child so that mine could live. The Morales family wanted to see another child live if their angel was given her wings,” Kyree’s mother, Nan Beachem, posted on Facebook.

Kyree was moved out of the pediatric intensive care unit and onto the transplant floor, where she slept Wednesday night without oxygen for the first time since the surgery.

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