Teen Donates More Than Half Her Liver to Sister

Both sisters are now healthy and recovering
July 20th, 2015

Each pair of siblings have their own special bond, but for two sisters in Westminster, their bond goes even deeper than the heart: the two women now share a liver. Ashleigh Mounger, 28, diagnosed with Wilson’s disease, got by for years with medicines and treatment, but in 2014 she was admitted to the hospital with liver failure. She needed a new liver to continue to be a mom to her little girl, Emma, and live her life. In June Maurisa Mounger, 19, donated more than half of her liver to her older sister.

>> Watch the 9News.com video story