- A local man recently took to Facebook to celebrate the 1 year anniversary of getting his kidney replaced
- In his touching post, he explains how he had contracted kidney disease and waited for a new kidney for 7 years
- Facebookers shared many well-wishes with the man and celebrated the special occasion with him
A young man recently decided to share the joy he was experiencing over the fact that he has now been living with his new kidney a year after he first got the long-awaited kidney transplant. Taking to Facebook's ImStaying group, Bradley Arendse shared how he had lived with kidney disease for seven years while waiting for a kidney.
"November has many significant value to me as it not only being my birth month, but also my second birthday. Yes, you heard correct. I was born 19 November and was given a second chance at life on th 6th November 2019 when I got a kidney transplant after 7 years on the transplant list.
"This is me, Bradley Arendse, being me. Kidney disease warrior, fighter and self proclaimed ambassador for a good, fit life. Alive and loving it," wrote in the heartwarming Facebook post.
Finally, the kidney came and Bradley cannot be happier. He now calls the day he first received the kidney as the day on which he was born he was born again. In his heartwarming post, he also included two pictures of him looking as revitalized as ever.
In similar heartwarming news, Briefly.co.za reports, a local mom recently took to Facebook's ImStaying group to gush over a photographer that went out of his way to provide a shoot for her son on his birthday. In her post, she explains how it was difficult to transport her disabled son all the way to the studio, even though she really wanted one for him on his special day.
"On the 31 of October my warrior son was turning 8. All I wanted for his birthday was for him to have a photoshoot.
"I was so stressed as I will have to travel a long distance for him to have one. I explained everything to the photographer about my son's condition and that it would be hard for us to travel long distance.
"The guy agreed to come to us and have the photoshoot at our home #im staying because they made eveything simple for us + the lil man was not well on that dat the photographer was very patient with us," she wrote in the touching Facebook ImStaying post.
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