Shana's father Michael was diagnosed with cryptogenic liver failure in the fall of 2010. His family received devastating news: Michael would need a liver transplant. With a lack of livers available for donation, Shana learned that there may be an opportunity for her to be a living donor. When she was told she was a match, the surgery was scheduled. Six months after the surgery, Michael's health had improved tremendously, and Shana had a surprise for her father.
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