PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — After years on the transplant list, afinally got a kidney. But that means she can’t see her idol Beyoncé as the pop star in Philly Wednesday on her
“Honestly, I’m still processing it, but it’s crazy,” said Jazmin Evans.
It’s been a week since Evans got the call she’d been waiting for for four years.
“Yes on the 4th of July,” she said. “Like I feel like the fireworks were for me to celebrate!”
We introduced you for the first time to thethis spring while she was undergoing dialysis. She was connected to these machines every night for nine hours.
Evans documented much of her life with chronic kidney disease on social media to not only find a donor, but also raise awareness. It was no different the night she got the call, she had a match and was scheduled to undergo a kidney transplant in a matter of hours.
While trucks keep rolling inAs the countdown rolls on for Beyoncé’s Renaissance World Tour, Evans is recovering at home. Now with the support of the Beyhive.
“Just seeing everyone come together and really support me,” said Evans. “It felt great and I really appreciate them.”
From sending well wishes to even offering tickets to another show, Beyoncé’s fans are rallying behind the 29-year-old on social media. Evans says the pop star’s music continues to help her on her journey.
“Even though I love Beyonce’, kidney, Beyonce’, I’m going to take the kidney,” Evans said. “You know, she’s going on tour again.”
Evans says that while she won’t be here physically on Wednesday, her friends plan to FaceTime her throughout the show.
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