An Unexpected Second Chance

LifeLine of Ohio | Afatamah McNair



It started with itching on the palms of my hands and the bottoms of my feet. This strange sensation led me to believe I was having some sort of reaction to pesticides. I went to my doctor and was stunned to learn that the itching was a symptom of an auto-immune disease.

As a result of this condition, my liver was failing and I would need a transplant to survive.

I never had any signs of illness or problems that would make me think I had such a serious disease. It was so unexpected. My doctors told me my liver was completely shot and I had been sick for awhile without realizing it.

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