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Class Acts: Morgan Pfeiffer

Medical student Morgan Pfeiffer donated one of her kidneys to a toddler while an undergraduate student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. This summer, she will become a doctor and start her residency at St. Louis Children’s Hospital.
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“Don’t do it,” her friends and family said. “Donating a kidney is serious. … Surgery can be dangerous. … You’re only 22.”

“What if you need your kidney one day?” her mom asked.

“What about medical school?” her dad asked. “Your future?”