An Alabama woman received a New Year’s miracle after a local grocery store cashier offered to give her a kidney.
Donnie Drummond, 53, was diagnosed with kidney failure three years ago and has been waiting for a new kidney ever since, ABC News reports. This year, after years of difficulty finding a match and having gone through hundreds of dialysis treatments, a kind stranger offered her kidney to Drummond.
According to ABC News, Drummond’s husband Eddie Drummond, made his regular breakfast stop at a local grocery store on his way to work one morning, and his cashier, Leilani Crocker, 40, noticed that the typically smiling man seemed off. In a video interview with ABC News, Eddie shared that he told Crocker that his wife was having a difficult time with her dialysis treatments and needed a new kidney. Crocker, a mother of four and an Army veteran, quickly offered the man her kidney.
She told the outlet, “a lot of people won’t do this; I don’t understand why they wouldn’t.”
Eddie expressed that, at first, he thought Crocker was joking with him. He said, “I really thought she was playing until she told me to set it up with my insurance company.”
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Source: Christian Headlines