Ashland 4-year-old recovering from kidney transplant

Helen kidney transplant 2Ashland, Ore. — NBC5 News first brought you the story of four-year -old Helen Lynn last year.

She became extremely ill from a dangerous strain of E-Coli putting her in need of a kidney transplant.

After two years of searching, an acquaintance Helen’s mother Lauren worked with in Alaska 13 years ago, Lori Moyer, volunteered to donate a kidney to Helen.

On the Facebook page “COTA for Helen L” Lauren says Helen is still adjusting to the new adult-sized kidney but seems to be improving.

Lauren says Helen has already started walking around.

The Lynns and Moyer went to the Doernbecher Children’s Hospital in Portland for the surgery.

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