Man donates kidney to mom for Mother's Day

A woman in Phoenix is alive thanks to a priceless Mother's Day gift from her son -- a kidney.
A woman in Phoenix is alive thanks to a priceless Mother's Day gift from her son.

Ingeborg McIntosh became sick with polycystic kidney disease and needed a transplant.

Fortunately, the woman who's had more than 120 foster kids, didn't need to go far to find a donor.

Her 27-year-old son Jordan, whom she adopted at birth, wasted no time stepping up.

"I kept telling him up until almost the time of the surgery, you can back out, and he said, 'no mom, I want to do this for you,'" said McIntosh. "He goes, 'you took me in and now I want to do this for you.' Can't ask for a better son."

The surgery went off without a hitch last month.

Jordan says after his mom fought so hard to keep him around, it was an easy decision to make and he's happy he could return the favor.
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