Memphis girl undergoes liver transplant and is recovering
CHICAGO — Two-year-old Brooklyn Faris is out of surgery and doing well.
We are told Brooklyn’s liver transplant went at Lurie Children’s Hospital went well.
FedEx flew the girl and her parents from Memphis to Chicago Wednesday night.
This message was posted on a webpage used to raise money for her family, “We celebrate MEMPHIS and the glow of love and generosity that beams out of this place. We celebrate FedEx being literal heroes to the Faris family. We celebrate every person who has heard B’s story and asked, “What can I do?” We celebrate every person who has prayed and cried and donated and shown up for Brooklyn is such a mighty way. God is love… and love is surrounding Brooklyn every step of the way.”
Diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder called Allagille Syndrome when she was an infant, Brooklyn was given a 50 percent chance of living just four to six months.
Brooklyn was in liver failure and desperately needed the transplant.
We’ll keep you updated on her condition.