TITLE

Laura Andrade

AUTHOR(S)
Andrade, Kansas
PUB. DATE
January 2003
SOURCE
Teen Ink;Jan2003, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes the qualities of her mother which she believes make her a hero. She recalls how her mother donated one of her kidneys to her father to save his life. She recalls how her mother explained to her not to worry about the operation. She relates the nervousness she felt during the operation.
ACCESSION #
24236812

 

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