KSDK anchor to take leave for kidney transplant operation

KSDK St Louis | Don O'Brien

KSDK anchor Anne Allred on Monday announced that she is taking another leave of absence from the air to battle a life-threatening kidney problem.

In a video post on her Facebook page, Allred was excited to announce that she is going to receive a new kidney and will off the air for a while for surgery and recovery.

Allred said she just turned 35 and is receiving a “very priceless gift.” She said that she suffered kidney failure after the birth of her child last summer and her kidney is functioning at about 3 percent, which leaves her on a dialysis machine for up to eight hours a day.

That machine no longer will be needed after she gets her transplant, which is being donated by a high school friend. Continue reading

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