ROME, GA (CBS46) –
A high school student has been searching for years, trying to find a kidney match for her sick grandfather. This past weekend, she got news she had long been waiting for — a perfect match has finally been found.
Maddie Sabourin, 18, is a high school senior at Darlington School in Rome, Georgia, but she’s often in Mareitta sitting by her sick grandfather’s side.
“Watching papa just be on the transplant list for the past six years has been super hard,” said Sabourin. “We’ve always been really close.”
Sam Senseney, 63, needs a new kidney. Right now, he’s getting by with dialysis three days a week, four hours a day.
“It pretty much wipes me out,” said Senseney. “It has just really taken a toll on me.”
His entire family, and even friends, have been tested as …