(LOS ANGELES TIMES) — Nurses often go above and beyond the call of duty to help patients, but they usually don’t go to the lengths Allison Batson did. She donated a kidney to one.

The recipient is 23-year-old Clay Taber, who had been treated at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta for kidney failure in 2010. The Auburn University graduate was diagnosed with Goodpasture’s syndrome, a rare autoimmune disease that can result in severe damage to the kidneys and lungs.

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