April 25, 2006
KING5 Presents Gifts of Life: A Children's Healthlink Special with Jean Enersen
SEATTLE -- At least two thousand children across the country are waiting right now for an organ transplant. Their anxious parents usually have no idea if or when that organ will come or if it will come in time. From life on the waiting list to the drama of surgery, see how organ transplants can change young lives in Gifts of Life: A Children's Healthlink Special with Jean Enersen. The one-hour program airs Saturday, April 29 at 9 p.m. on KING 5.
Gifts of Life follows several local families in their hope for a donated kidney, liver or heart.
Children profiled include:
Gifts of Life is produced in partnership with Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center.
Gifts of Life will air region wide on NorthWest Cable News, Monday, May 1st at 8 p.m.
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