ARCADIA (CBSLA.com) — The parents of a toddler with end-stage kidney failure are taking their plea for a living donor to the streets.
Neither of Eddie Beal’s parents are a suitable match so they decided to attach a plea for B + blood-type living donors in stickers on the back of their vehicle.
The Beals posted the decals back in October but it wasn’t until a photograph made its way onto social media that emails started pouring in.
“Over 50 emails in the last week,” said Edward Beal, the child’s father.
Eddie was born with only one kidney that is very low functioning. He is on dialysis every night.
His parents are often up at all hours, caring for him.
“There are days and nights that I’ve … all I can do is just hold him and watch over him and pray that it gets easier for him,”
Eddie’s only hope for a long and healthy life is a kidney transplant.