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The story we've been following a victory for young children in dire need of transplants yesterday the national transplant panel.
Ruled that the current donor policy will be under review for one year.
And in the meantime kids like ten year old Sarah -- hand.
Who desperately waiting for a lung transplant can be looked -- on a case by case basis.
Fox News legal analyst Peter Johnson junior joins us along with serious and -- and run.
Good morning Sharon how are you.
Great good morning theater there is is -- good news today even though -- Sarah is.
Seriously and critically ill on.
This morning tell us about what you think the government did and why it's good for -- I think they made an important step forward they recognized to kids are dying at an increased rate that they were getting transplants at the same rate as adults.
And that there wasn't really much difference between a ten year old was -- for the twelve year old with Syria.
So they took -- important step of deciding to allow this to be evaluated case by case.
And in the last few weeks we've met many of these little -- -- little ten and eleven year olds that are in desperate straits like Sarah.
So we're really really happy that this is gonna give them a chance to get months as well.
Absolutely it it's part of your family's legacy sharing.
You've got to I understand you told one of the producers -- you really have to tip your hat to Peter Johnson though because he really did you know hold that.
Feet of those responsible to the fire.
He really did and he was one of the first to realize the importance of the story.
He was one of the first to pick it up and really understand it.
And not think it was just a case about one child but the ramifications of this and the arbitrariness of the ruling and really to drive it forward.
-- you know my whole family we've been enriched by an association with the erratic and in the -- -- you know Steve I've never met people.
And our audience at home that are so strong and so wonderful.
Is -- lost a child.
Both Sharon and Janet -- and -- adopted children.
These are life affirming strong people and great Americans.
And and what -- service you've done for all of America and all that children.
And speaking up and standing up.
To government saying this is wrong this is unfair let's make something better for everybody how do you feel today unfortunately.
This area so critically ill still.
Based on her sickness she's number one in the region to get along and should have been for the last eighteen months.
What are the prospects today what do you and your sister -- whole family feeling today.
We are relieved tub.
We are nervous I mean it is challenging -- -- to -- dated she's struggling it is a very very dangerous and difficult place that they.
But we are she is top of the list she is the sickest person in the region by far.
So we are very hopeful that she will get -- very shortly.
It's going to be hard to keep up for her to keep doing this much longer so it is critical that we get -- soon.
But now this ruling we feel like we'll get a fair share -- fair shot a fair equitable shot amongst.
And and it's sharing you must wake up every morning thinking and it and telling your family I -- -- -- today could be the day and today could be the day.
It could be any minute could think it's -- it's -- -- place to live to any minute we can get the call and it happens fast and -- get the call.
So five hours six hours later -- -- surgery so we just are waiting for that call.
And really we're waiting for someone to give that amazing gift of life and at the end of the day we have -- stories also about.
Putting an adorable face to tragic problem in motivating and inspiring people to give.
Or only for the cultivate good thoughts and strong pairs we love -- and we love your family in America best.
Thank you -- really really grateful for your help on FOX & Friends -- -- there indeed -- think you're much renew gonna do today.
Peter thanks -- can thank you can -- -- --
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