Also in this playlist...
This transcript is automatically generated
This is -- smiling Javier -- during happier times before the eleven year old boy was in dire need of a lung transplant to save his life.
Before he -- simple things like sleeping.
He's afraid to -- -- that and I sometimes this is afraid you'll wake up you won't we.
So therefore as a mom -- protect them and I found you'll be fine.
His mother -- -- -- -- Martinez can say that with a bit more certainty now.
Wednesday a federal judge ordered children like her son and ten year old -- -- hand to be temporarily put on the adult lung transplant waiting list.
For now the rules say kids twelve and under must wait on -- separate children's list.
System for challenging attorney Steve -- -- before the judge pleading the need for kids like -- and Javier to be allowed on that adult list.
We're not asking to jump to the front of the line -- just asking that in this case -- be based on the severity of his condition people died basically at the end of his life I didn't Latin.
And -- -- and I feel that's unfair because of a policy.
It shouldn't be about -- Martinez knows the deadly consequences -- -- cystic fibrosis all too well.
It's very different from week to solid.
What happens to your Brothers haven't happened QB I don't know.
Nearly four years ago her oldest son Jo -- died from the same disease he too was eleven years old.
Just a month away from celebrating his twelfth birthday.
A month away from the -- need to be to get on the dole waiting list that's based on need.
His brother was eleven and and passively waiting.
I think he would definitely benefit from receiving a check out right now.
Monday is a huge day for children in need of lung transplants that's when the organ donor network we'll have an emergency 530 needing.
-- decide whether to change the policy permanently.
While they review the policy or not it all.
That's off the mark -- -- -- news.
Filter by section