Update: Local teen gets kidney transplant - Tucson News Now

Update: Local teen gets kidney transplant

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Good news update to a story Tucson News Now brought you a few weeks ago, thanks to the power of social media a local teen has just had a successful kidney transplant. 

Robin Schrader, a 15-year-old from Tucson is doing well in Phoenix after a successful surgery.  Robin was in complete kidney failure, when her mother put out a plea for a kidney donor on the back of the family's van.  

A stranger snapped a picture of the request and uploaded it to Facebook and the post went viral, ultimately leading to a match.  

This is where Michelle Hanzie comes into the picture, she was a perfect match for Robin's transplant. 

Both Robin and Michelle are doing well.  

According to Robin's mom, the teen got to enjoy a coke and hummus for the first time in years. 

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