Adopted Son Saves Mom From Kidney Disease

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Denalee Chapman January 15, 2015

This touching story of an adopted child coming to his mother’s aid during her battle with kidney disease is inspiring. Brought into the home as a foster child, Jordan’s birth mother wanted him placed in another family — an African American family or a biracial family. But thankfully, when he was four years old his adoption to Ingeborg McIntosh was finalized.

Just a year ago Ingeborg was diagnosed with poly cystic kidney disease and found herself in need of a kidney transplant. Jordan did the background work and found he was a match. Just before Mother’s Day, 2014, Ingeborg received a kidney from her adopted son.

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Denalee Chapman

Denalee is an adoptive mother, a motivational speaker, a writer, and a lover of life. She and her husband have adventured through the hills and valleys of life to find that the highest highs and the lowest lows are equally fulfilling. Book Denalee to speak to your group, or find Denalee's writings, including her books on her website at

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