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Alexa’s Extraordinary Video

In 2004, Alexa turned 13 years old.  She began to exhibit chronic symptoms that eventually led her to the ER in cardiac arrest and end stage renal failure.  A kidney biopsy revealed Microscopic polyangiitis (MPA). 

However, that’s not even the worst of her experience. In this video you learn the unfortunate impact her vasculitis had on two kidney transplants.

Despite the challenges, Alexa projects determination to fight her illness head on.

Click here to watch Alexa’s video.