"Lupus tends to be a disease of younger women, and younger people tend to do better with transplants than older patients, so the expectation is she would do quite well", he said of Gomez. While fans expressed their worries to the singer, she assured them that she is recovering well and will be sharing more of her journey soon.
Gomez recieved a live kidney from her longtime best friend, Francia Raisa.
The actress donated her kidney to Selena GomezHow long has she been friends with Selena Gomez? "I am incredibly blessed", she added. "We love Selena and support her", they wrote.
The actress revealed that she has been struggling with lupus after which she has been advised of transplantation.
In an incredible act of friendship and kindness, a kidney was donated by her friend Francia Raisa, who is an actress best known for her role as Adrian Lee on the TV series The Secret Life of the American Teenager and Bring it On: All or Nothing. One of biggest roles of Francia was playing Adrian on the show The Secret Life of the American Teenager that ran for five seasons. Her bestie Francia Raisa served as her donor, and the two have been open about the procedure on social media in an attempt to raise awareness for lupus. I can't imagine it has been easy for you to share such a personal experience so publicly, but as a person with lupus I am grateful for your honesty and bravery.
As for whether or not Francia was financially compensated for her contribution, Almendarez shared that it was all from the kindness of her daughter's heart.
For her Friday outing, Selena slipped on a pale blue and white dress; she paired the summer frock with sneakers and a cream purse.
That put the pressure on Republican Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald to secure the needed votes without making any changes. The vote could be delayed to Saturday or beyond if Republicans can't convince one of the holdouts to change their position.
Yesterday, talking to reporters aboard Air Force One, Trump apparently thought it'd be a good idea to bring all of this up again . On Wednesday, Trump met in the White House with Senator Tim Scott of SC , the only black Republican in the Senate.
The irony is that these "protections" might, depending on how you have your browser configured, mean you see more autoplaying ads. Google's autoplay blocking features will start showing up in the beta, canary, and dev builds this month.
But the reigning champions endured an uncharacteristically off-colour weekend in 2015, when Vettel won for Ferrari instead. McLaren have endured a miserable year, and are last but one in the constructors' championship.
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders originally read Frank's letter during a press briefing in early August. The young entrepreneur normally charges $8 per lawn, but he made a decision to give the White House a freebie.
Iraqi lawmakers authorized Abadi this week to "take all measures" to preserve national unity before the independence referendum. Kirkuk is home to sizeable Arab and Turkmen populations and is outside the KRG official boundaries.
It's unclear why Jenkins went to the basement, but relatives said police told them she appeared to be inebriated. Holmes also told the station that Jenkins appeared to be lost as she stumbled and tried to open several doors.
Large numbers of police, ambulances, and fire trucks are in the area, which has been cordoned off by armed police officers. It is also being reported that people were initially told not to leave the station before an evacuation took place.
This storm grew so immensely powerful over warmer-than-normal Atlantic water that it devastated the first islands in its path. The deaths happened at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills at 1200 N. 35th Avenue, Hollywood police officials said.
Officials are holding daily calls with those facilities to make sure they have everything they need to care for their residents. The eight elderly patients who died at a Broward County nursing home have not yet been included in the death toll.
Welcome along to the Clunker Bowl as the Texans and Bengals attempt to bounce back from thoroughly miserable displays in week one. It worries me that Foreman will seemingly get more carries as the season goes on but for this week he should be relatively fine.
Jamie Lee Curtis to Return for 2018 'Halloween' Reboot
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Jon Jones : Stripped again from his title
Cormier lost the belt to Jones in a third-round stoppage at UFC 214 in Anaheim, California. Whatever the ultimate verdict, Cormier wants his followers to respect Jones.
Demonstrators hit street after acquittal of ex- St. Louis officer
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Pakistan beat World XI in 3rd match to seal Independence Cup
The former Kiwi all-rounder expected more worldwide teams to travel to Pakistan if proper security arrangements are kept in place. The landmark Independence Cup series between Pakistan and World XI ended with the hosts winning the three-T20I contests by 2-1.
24-Year-Old Niall Horan Drops "Too Much To Ask"
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