Teen’s Nosebleeds May Have Saved Both Her Parents’ Lives
Crystal Enns was a typical 14-year-old with a strong love for music when she suddenly began getting intense nosebleeds. A visit to the doctor’s office led to unexpected news for the young Texan: Crystal had a rare kidney disease that would require a transplant. Both of her parents decided to get tested as potential donors for their daughter. But here’s the twist: upon being screened, Mark and Cristy Enns learned that they were each suffering from the same aggressive form of kidney cancer, which could have become fatal without detection.
The most mind-blowing part of the story? The nosebleeds that initially brought Crystal to the doctor’s office were not in any way related to the teen’s kidney disease, which can present few to no symptoms in its early stages. Learn more about this incredible string of events here, as well as how Crystal eventually received a healthy transplant, in this segment from CBS News
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