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Should Claire Give a Kidney? write your own ending about donation and donors.
The request hit Claire like an arctic tsunami, knocking her off her mental feet and leaving her shivering.
Her sister Dana had arranged a "three sisters only" outing to Dolly Sods Wilderness Area, full of crystal blue waterfalls. As they sat near Lilo's favorite waterfall, Dana announced that she needed a kidney from one of them.
Lilo offerred to be tested for matching immediately.
Claire, being afraid of even just needles, wanted to say "No." She, however, didn't want to put a fence of resentment between her and her sisters.
First she said she would be willing to be considered as a last resort, but she knew if it came down to her, she would refuse. How could she let Dana know she loved her, but would never comply? Claire had been a resource for Dana, getting information on a dialysis-friendly diet, but this gesture seemed anemic next to Lilo's willingness to give a kidney.