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A Wisconsin woman who used a billboard to seek a kidney donor credits the ensuing publicity for helping her find a match.

Stephanie Henderson had a kidney transplant in the 1990s, but the new kidney has also failed.

To help find a new donor, family and friends created "Team Steph." The group bought a billboard along Highway 41 that read, "Young Mother Needs Live Kidney Donor. Is It You?"

WBAY-TV did a story on the billboard, and someone who saw the coverage stepped forward and went through the necessary testing. A match was confirmed, and Henderson now has a new kidney.

Team Steph member Joy Sams says she's so thankful for the news. She says there's no present that can match it for Christmas.

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Kudos to the donor! (Y)

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^ Indeed -- I couldn't do it.

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I'm glad for her.

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