Former Student is Using Social Media to Help Her First Grade Teacher Find a Kidney

Tags: Currents Brooklyn, NY, Faith, Inspiration, Queens, NY

Christine Whalen was in Debra’s Molloy’s first ever first grade class at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic academy in Queens Village 42 years ago.

Now Christine is helping her first-grade teacher in a crucial search that could save her life. It’s an unlikely friendship that finds two women spreading awareness in a time of need.

As they search for a life-saving organ, they’re reminded of what brought them together and what friendship is all about.