7's Hero: Meridian woman who survived 5-organ transplant is now helping other transplant patients

In 2015, KTVB brought you the story of Meridian wife and mom of three, Melinda Nelson, who was born with a disease that made it impossible for her to eat. “I was born with a rare disease called pseudo-obstruction syndrome, and what that means is your body cannot digest your food properly, your intestines cannot absorb nutrients. I spent a lot of time in hospitals, I was fed via a central line," Nelson explained.
Published: 10:19 PM MDT September 15, 2019
Updated: 10:18 PM MDT September 15, 2019