Amelia Rivera

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New Jersey Parents See Hope After Transplant Denial Outcry

The parents of a mentally disabled New Jersey girl say they’ve won a review of a children’s hospital’s decision to deny the girl a kidney transplant because of her mental disability.


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NJ Parents: Daughter Denied Life-Saving Kidney Transplant Because Of Mental Disabilities

Amelia Rivera was born with a genetic abnormality called Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome, which can cause severe developmental disabilities.