Mothers will do anything for their children. Whatever they need, most mothers will search to the ends of the earth to find it if they can.
A Kentucky mom is in a desperate race against time as she searches for perhaps the most gut-wrenching thing a mother ever has to search for. A heart for her 16-month-old baby daughter.
Aurora “Rori” Shane was born with a heart defect and corrective surgeries have failed. At this point, a transplant is the only option to save Rori’s life. Rori has been on the transplant list for more than 200 days and time is running out. Rori’s mother, Jennifer Shane, says that Rori has spent most of her life living in Norton Children’s Hospital as they wait for a heart. This will be her second Christmas living in the hospital.
Rori’s mother, Jennifer Shane, has created a Facebook page to explain Rori’s condition and plead with the world to help her find a heart for her little girl.
Rori has been waiting a long time for a heart. Unfortunately, because of her size she has not received many offers, blood type and weight are a key factor, a donor who weights 20-50 pounds is needed and her blood type is A+. Sharing this on social media is a long shot but it has worked and after living in the hospital for almost two years with Rori, I’ve heard firsthand of these stories.
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