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Saturday, July 23, 2016

Kidney donor cycles across Canada raising awareness


The woman cycling across Canada to raise awareness for organ donation, after giving her own kidney to her mother one year ago, is making a stop in Ottawa.

Eileen Fheng says her mother was suffering from polycystic kidney disease and was in desperate need of a new kidney.

Zheng donated her kidney to her mother in February 2015.

“Her health was deteriorating and it was deteriorating very quickly, and if I didn’t give it to her at around the time that I did, I don’t think she would be here right now,” said Zheng.

Now she wants to encourage others to sign up for organ donation. Continue reading
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