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

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.