Teacher donates kidney to student

U.S. & World

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) A teacher in Lake Charles, Louisiana is going above and beyond for a former student of her school by donating her kidney.

Heather Mallet is a science teacher at F.K. White Middle School. 

During the 2016-2017 school year, 12-year-old Hayden Diaz’s kidneys gave up on him.

Though he was never in one of Mallet’s classes, she says she felt a calling to help him live a normal life. 

The transplant is scheduled for November 7.

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