Grab your tissues! Happy tears ahead! Meet 8-year old Lexi. Born with no bladder, Lexi has overcome many obstacles in her life so far, including, most recently, a kidney transplant. Last week, Lexi underwent yet another surgery, she needed a new kidney. As luck would have it, her dad Luther was a match and was willing to donate one of his kidneys to Lexi. Surgery went great and both are recovering wonderfully. Lexi continues to overcome any obstacle that is sent her direction and does so with immense courage and a smile on her face.
Yesterday turned out to be a special day for Lexi, who is a life long fan of Minnie Mouse. Good Morning America’s Michael Strahan stopped by Mount Sinai Hospital to visit Lexi and her family, but he didn’t come alone. Michael brought Minnie Mouse with him to surprise Lexi and share some special news: a trip for Lexi and her family to visit Walt Disney World and meet Minnie again!
Check out more of Lexi’s story and surprise:
The Walt Disney Company and CEO Robert A. Iger announced last year that Disney will commit $100 million over five years to help improve the family and patient experience at children’s hospitals around the world. Initiatives like this allow families like Lexi’s to receive a little Disney magic while they recover.
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