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The phone as Sarah's aunt Sharon Roddick is with a -- -- first of all congratulations on the great news.
Tell us how you found out that this moment -- finally come you've been waiting a long time.
Yeah we're in the -- hospital room last night and we got the call.
And we weren't so excited although there was police -- bid it would not work out to the lawn should be damaged and we would not know that -- another twelve hours.
We're very excited -- -- heard and then this morning we finally got word around.
1030 and it it was -- -- and that she was gonna get loans and that they were in great shape.
And that was the moment where we were just overjoyed -- -- and for her future.
That she hadn't been as I understand it on the on the pediatric list for what some eighteen months.
Waiting waiting for a transplant.
The actors on the pediatric the -- few months and then she was essentially added the adult lift.
Nine months ago but the way the adult which worked all the kids had to stand in the back of the line and would only get -- blunder after all the adults rejected them.
And unusable so attractively not on the adult left.
OK and that what did you make cannot I -- I know this is such a great night for the family and I don't wanna ask too many political questions but.
If in fact the health and human services secretary of had her way.
She would not have been allowed to to move up to this place -- took a judge's order what is your reaction of that part of this debate.
I think it's very disappointing track 88 seemed pretty clear cut just so why these children in such -- there -- others doesn't children and -- -- YE this would make sense of like you should day -- -- exception -- by herself or you don't insure that it -- -- quickly by GOP -- They think that she let politics get in the way of you know common sense and and goodness site you know that you know -- -- political every political don't really understand how worked -- near Washington but.
-- really baffled by the whole thing frankly from -- Our response.
By the way I did see that -- the fan to put out a very nice statement you said were elated that this day has come but we also know our good news is another family's tragedy.
That family made the decision to give -- the gift of life they are the true heroes today which I thought was very thoughtful of your parts so.
The I know that the country's been praying for little Serra and and we couldn't be happier that things worked out well -- be following her progress thank you so much -- -- for being with us.
Thank you very much I appreciate -- for more on -- condition what kind of -- she now faces.
From the Fox News medical team our good friend doctor Marc Siegel is -- doctor Siegel.
How to -- she was a prime candidate for the adults.
-- this was very doable -- doctors said that.
But if this waiver was not granted by a judge.
The decision not to sign the waiver by by Kathleen Sebelius she wouldn't have gotten us today.
-- medical justice has prevailed tonight.
We all have children and Sean we would want our children to be ahead of us on any transplant 100% and I spoke to doctor frank -- video tonight who's a surgical transplant director Columbia and he said.
This is medical justice Peter Johnson's been fighting this battle every single day on the air on the show he'd been doing great and we have great news that I could you know what.
Children should be first and they should be getting a chance of adult lungs -- to medical science backs this up there's -- 90% chance that she's -- that these ones last year 75%.
That the last five years cystic fibrosis of all end stage lung disease.
Does the best with transplant that's our only hope.
And now I think she's gonna do very well -- be on communal suppresses.
They have to keep a close eye on her she'll be out of the hospital a few weeks as a reporter -- she's going to be walking dancing in the holes what a -- -- series what a great night there walking and -- in the halls and and what period of time over a few weeks because the new lungs will bring her right up to 7080% lung function for where she was which is less than 20%.
She's gonna have to be able to live a normal life after this what American out there wouldn't want their children to have this chance -- -- -- civilians wouldn't sign this that to make this exception but -- the doctor was saying it would work and she wouldn't she wouldn't sign the waiver.
Would -- she basically given this girl a death sentence -- I think she was and I think it's because she's a politician rather than a physician she kept saying I'm not a physician but she's in a position to make medical decisions.
All the physicians I talk to show and said that this is what should be done.
-- should be on the adult transplant list they have more years to live what's given those years from this -- talk about death panels.
This sounds like -- death panel thank -- a judge overruled -- but I got -- in the right direction but really director Peter Johnson you're off Peter Johnson was all -- he deserves all the credit and coming up next.
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