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Faith keeps a kidney transplant recipient going strong

DAWSON, GA (WALB) -

A Dawson kidney transplant recipient has a message of hope for others who need a transplant.

Sixty-eight-year-old Elizabeth Hylick was on dialysis for 12 years and the transplant waiting list for 6 years.

Doctors told her a blood problem would make it difficult to find a match.

She said getting a new kidney in January was a miracle and she encourages others waiting on a transplant not to give up.

“Keep the faith, don't give up. Like it was my day in January it can be their day tomorrow and I encourage anybody that has any kind of working organ to be a donor," said Elizabeth Hylick Kidney, recipient.

Hylick's family and friends are raising money to help her with medical and travel expenses to Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta.

Find out how you can help Hylick by clicking here.

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