Life-Saving Friendship: Woman Donates Kidney to Her Childhood Best Friend

June 14, 2021

Eleanor Lalima and Lisa Figueroa have been best friends since the first grade but now their bond is even stronger. More than three decades after they first met, Lisa saved Eleanor’s life by donating her kidney. Eleanor has been battling kidney disease since she was 16 years old. Her mother and brother died from the disease, so when Lisa heard Eleanor needed a transplant, Lisa got tested right away. She learned she was a perfect match. Inside Edition Digital has more.