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Muhlenberg teen needs kidney transplant


January 12, 2020

POWDERLY, Ky. (AP) — When you meet Cadence Stone, she looks and acts like any active, healthy teen.

The 13-year-old is tall for her age -- more than an inch taller than her mom.

Cadence is a straight-A student who likes math, animals and riding her Tennessee Walker named Sophia.

At her tender age, Cadence already has decided on a career as a pediatric nurse.

She appears to be the picture of health and well-being.

Yet, this Muhlenberg North Middle School eighth grader needs a kidney transplant. Currently, her kidneys are functioning at 25%. If they dip to 20%, Cadence will need dialysis.


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