2-year-old Denied Kidney Transplant Rushed To Emergency Room
2-year-old denied kidney transplant rushed to emergency room
ATLANTA – Two-year-old A.J. Burgess was taken to the emergency room Sunday morning for treatment of a peritonitis infection. A.J. has been waiting for kidney transplant surgery.
The boy’s father, Anthony Dickerson, is being denied the opportunity to donate his healthy kidney to the boy, despite being a perfect match because Dickerson recently violated his probation. The family’s story has spread worldwide since being profiled on 11Alive News earlier this month.
“Today has not been a good day for baby AJ or the family. But they remain hopeful, strong in spirit even as his body weakens,” said Attorney …