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Girl recovering after kidney donation from mother

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A little girl who’s getting a second chance thanks to a kidney donation from her mother is in good spirits and recovering well after surgery.

Fox 59 first brought you the story of 4-year-old Bella and her mother Gia Cruz.

Bella has been plagued with kidney problems since she was born and desperately needed a transplant. Both are now out of surgery, and Gia said the procedure was successful.

The family said they’re grateful for the support of the community. Now, they plan to spread the word about the importance of organ donation.