A simple Facebook post helped change the life of an Illinois toddler today after it connected him to a woman willing to be a living kidney donor.
Miles Wagner, 2, underwent a successful kidney transplant today after his parents put up a Facebook post asking people to volunteer to be a donor. Elizabeth Wolodkiewicz, a former high school classmate of Miles’ parents, saw the post and volunteered.
The organ transplant is the second for Miles in as many years after he was born with genetic case of primary hyperoxaluria, a rare condition that can lead to kidney failure.
“He was 8 weeks old when he had a seizure and we took him to the ER and found out he was in kidney failure,” Miles’ mother, Ashley Wagner, told ABC News.
Ashley and her husband, Ryan Wagner, were no stranger to serious diseases when Miles was …