HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY –
A Bay area mother is pleading to the public.
She needs a new kidney, again.
Now, Devon Carver’s story is getting out to people across the Tampa area, thanks to multiple billboards along area roadways.
They read: “Local Mother Needs Living Kidney Donor.”
“I hope it saves my life,” Carver said.
A neighbor helped launch the billboard, which CBS Outdoor is running as a public service announcement.
It shows Devon and her 12-year-old son.
Carver was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when she was two.
She had been warned about some of the complications that can go along with the disease, but vowed they would never happen to her.
Now, at age 34, it is happening. Devon is on dialysis eleven hours a day and has already had one failed kidney transplant.
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