Victoria Offers her Kidney

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Victoria acts as a spokesmodel and inadvertently commits to a very generous donation on national TV.

IN FIVE, FOUR, THREE...

- HI, I'M DR. LORI HERNANDEZWITH THE CLEVELAND CLINIC.

I AM HERE WITH HOLLYWOODACTRESS VICTORIA CHASE

DISCUSSING KIDNEY DONATION.

- YOU KNOW, KIDNEY DONATIONIS MUCH EASIER

THAN MOST PEOPLE THINK.

I URGE ALL OF YOUTO REGISTER.

YOU COULD SAVE A LIFE.

- THAT'S CORRECT.

RIGHT NOW,THERE ARE HUNDREDS

OF PATIENTS IN CLEVELANDWAITING

FOR SOMEONETO DONATE A KIDNEY,

INCLUDING LISA SLOPEY,

JUST TEN YEARS OLD ANDIN DESPERATE NEED OF A KIDNEY.

- OH, WHAT A SWEET CHILD.

YOU KNOW,I WOULD GIVE ANYTHING

TO DONATE MY KIDNEY TO HER,BUT UNFORTUNATELY, I--

- YOU CAN.

WE CAN TAKE A BLOOD SAMPLEAND SEE IF YOU'RE A MATCH.

IT'S QUICK AND SIMPLE.

- NO,I-I HATE TO CORRECT YOU

ON NATIONAL TELEVISION,DOCTOR,

BUT I HAVE AN ADULT KIDNEY,

AND SHE NEEDSA LITTLE GIRL KIDNEY, SO--

- A COMMON MISUNDERSTANDING.

KIDNEYS ARE EASILY TRANSFERREDBETWEEN ADULTS AND CHILDREN.

SO SHALL WE GET YOU TESTED?

- YES. ABSOLUTELY.

KIDNEY DONATIONS...

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