Abron Kelly Released from Hospital

WILMINGTON -- WECT News has learned that Abron Kelly has been released from the hospital after a successful kidney transplant.

Kelly, 11, received a surprise kidney transplant two weeks ago. Her mother Debra Kelly said that Abron Kelly was discharged from Duke Medical Center Wednesday night. She is now staying at to an apartment in Durham.

This was Abron Kelly's second kidney transplant. The first one was a year ago when Debra Kelly donated her kidney. But that surgery did not work.

On Debra Kelly's web journal, she said that they don't know what to expect at this time, but the mother and the daughter are planning to spend Thursday resting at home.

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If you would like to keep track of Abron Kelly's progress, please visit Debra Kelly's web journal.