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The Inside Story: Grade 8 grad needs new lungs

Against all odds, 14-year-old Kayla Baker graduated from Grade 8 Wednesday night.

She cheated death as a toddler, undergoing chemotherapy and surgery to remove a cancerous tumour.

Now, she has pulmonary fibrosis. Her lungs are working at just 19 per cent and appear to be weakening.

She has been on the waiting list for a double-lung transplant — the only thing that will save her life — for 15 months.

Click on the video link to hear her story.

And for more information on how to become an organ donor, click here.