Justice was Alex and Sheryl Williams’ first child, and so when Justice arrived in the world, everything about him was new and amazing to them – and also, worrisome. Especially the symptoms Alex and Sheryl found odd – like jaundice. Their pediatrician insisted that their baby was healthy, but soon, it became clear that something was going on with Baby Justice. After a series of tests, they had a diagnosis: biliary atresia.
Baby Justice and his parents faced a fight for life. The little boy was small and weak with yellow-green jaundiced skin. And he was only four months old when doctors added him to the transplant waiting list for a liver.
The list was long and Justice’s health was deteriorating rapidly when the family learned that Sheryl’s best friend, Charity, was a compatible living donor. Charity gave a portion of her liver to tiny Justice and saved his life.
Today, Justice is a healthy, active teenager who can often be found assisting with Donate Life Northwest events – always with a smile on his face. Justice is grateful for the gift of life he received, and never hesitates to share his story and encourage others to give the gift of life.