06/06/2012 05:00 pm ET

New Jersey Mom, Susanne Mullman, Serves As Living Liver Donor For Daughter

In January of 2008, Westfield resident Susanne Mullman received a call that would change her life forever. Her daughter Jen's college roommates had phoned to tell her they had just taken Jen to the hospital because she vomiting blood.

Driving to Maryland in the middle of the night, Susanne said she couldn't imagine that her daughter could be terribly sick because she had just been home the week before. But within one hour of arriving at the hospital, a doctor informed her that they were readying Jen for transport to another hospital because they believed she would need a liver transplant due to autoimmune hepatitis.

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