In 2021, Yulia Hicks – a young girl from Ukraine – was adopted by Lee and Chrissy Hicks. Keenly aware their daughter had a rare kidney condition – Senior Loken Syndrome – which would eventually require a transplant, they opened their hearts and their home to her. Yulia spent almost two years under the daily kidney dialysis care of Duke University Medical Center. But Duke University Medical Center and Dr. Eileen Chambers denied Yulia’s access to a kidney transplant, based solely on her parents’ decision not to give her the COVID vaccine.
By Kweku Boafo|2023-10-14T19:42:50+00:00October 11th, 2023|