Girl’s organs save 5 lives, including her dad

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Girl’s organs save 5 lives, including her dad

Shawn Glenn never told his 13-year-old daughter, Symaria, that he was dying.

He refused to explain to any of his children that he was going to kidney dialysis appointments three times a week.

He didn’t want them to worry, or worse, to research his condition themselves— and perhaps see the average life expectancy of five to 10 years, then decide to donate one of their kidneys to him.

“It was a sacrifice,” Glenn said at a news conference on Tuesday, April 9 in the transplant wing of Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood. “Because they see you not working most of the time, I’m not gonna lie, I felt like a bum.

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