When Erik Singletary, the 20th Fighter Wing Inspector General’s Office wing inspection team manager at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, found out his daughter, Lauren Brown, needed a transplant, he did not hesitate.
“Initially, I thought something was wrong when my migraines got so bad I’d miss two or three days of work a week,” Brown said.
After receiving treatment from a neurologist in Florence, South Carolina, she discovered her kidneys were causing her to have extremely high blood pressure, which contributed to the migraines. She was later referred to a kidney specialist who performed a biopsy and determined that Brown was suffering from kidney failure. Continue reading