#GoodNews: Woman Finds Kidney Donor in Chance Meeting

Lucy Humphrey had been living with lupus for over a decade when her kidneys started to fail in 2019 and she learned she needed a transplant to survive.

In 2021 during a trip to a beach near her home in Wales, Lucy met Katie James. They hit it off and while talking Lucy shared that she was waiting on a life-saving kidney. Coincidently, Katie had just signed up to be a living kidney donor.

The women exchanged numbers and contacted a donor coordinator the next day. Tests revealed that they were a perfect match, a one-in-22-million chance. In October of last year, they underwent a successful kidney transplant surgery. 


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