HEALTHY LIVING
05/20/2011 12:59 pm ET | Updated Jul 20, 2011

How Facebook Helped Save Anu Dwivedi's Life (VIDEO)

Here's a story that promises to renew your faith in humanity. In January, Kirti Dwivedi turned to social media in a desperate effort to help find her ailing mother a kidney. Her Facebook page Kidney Disease & My Tiny Mother soon attracted the attention of Amy Donahue who, after chatting with Kirti's mother Anu via Twitter, became a willing donor. Donahue, who is now good friends with Dwivedis, reportedly told Kirti, "I have two kidneys, you only have only mom. Let's do this."

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