Such an Inspirational Story! This Brave Veteran is Giving Back to Her Country Once More!

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Kidney donation can be just as risky for the donor as it is for the recipient. After the operation, some donors may experience a lasting rise in blood pressure while others, over time, find themselves in and out of hospitals, and in need of dialysis. But donors, like Krystina Parks, accept these risks.

After a tour of duty overseas, National Guard Veteran Krystina Parks decided she wanted to give back to her country in a different way. Krystina made the selfless choice to undergo several stages of testing to donate her kidney to a stranger in need.

Listen to her discuss her decision below!

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Alli B. was born and raised in the Great Lakes State. She is a proud dog mom to an adorable mutt named Rue, and a crazy cat mom to two feisty felines, Louie and Pikachu. She spends her days exploring all that Michigan has to offer with her husband and their fur-babies.