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NBC 5's Kristi Nelson's touching, personal story of donating a kidney to her mom will be a multi-part series titled "Kristi’s Gift."
Kristi Nelson is the anchor of NBC 5 News at 11 a.m. and co-anchors NBC 5 First at Four Monday through Friday.
Stories about organ donation and racial integration are honored by the nation's largest minority journalist organization.
Months after donating a kidney to her mother, NBC 5's Kristi Nelson speaks at a seminar and walks to raise awareness of Kidney Disease.
Of the 18,000 on the waiting list for a kidney transplant, only a few hundred receive an organ from a living donor.
Twenty-six million people in the country have kidney disease. NBC 5's Kristi Nelson spoke to several people diagnosed with the chronic disease.
NBC 5 anchor Kristi Nelson became Baylor Health's 798th living kidney donor on Thursday.
NBC5 Anchor and reporter Deborah Ferguson was the first reporter in the country to live tweet during a kidney transplant surgery.
While deciding to become a living donor, NBC 5 anchor Kristi Nelson found love, pride and honesty in her family and friends.