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Goal of saving another's life helped save her own Published: May 9, 2013

WALTERS -- Christina Hesler chose to become a living donor and help save the life of someone else.

In doing so, she saved her own life.

The Lawton Constitution reports that during the extensive testing for compatability with a prospective recipient, it was discovered that Hesler had cervical cancer.

Hesler and her husband drove to Atlanta in December for the last of the compatability tests requested for her: a Pap smear, she told the newspaper.

It was then the cancer was discovered.

Now, after treatment, she's ready to complete her goal of giving a stranger one of her kidneys.

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