Young artist awaiting transplant will have drawing featured on calendar
While awaiting a life-saving kidney transplant, she has managed to land the cover of a national calendar. Madison Gordon, 18, of Sultan, will have her drawing featured on the front of the American Kidney Fund's 2015 wall calendar. She was honored at the fundraising organization's event in Washington, D.C., last month. During the first two years of her battle with kidney disease, her mother, Lisa Gordon, drove her to Seattle Children's for dialysis three times a week. Earlier this year, they started doing it at home. Madison now does the three-hour-and-41-minute treatments five times a week. She'll continue to do so while she waits for a transplant.
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