According to a Facebook post from Sarah’s mother, Janet, the family received word this morning of new lungs that had been made available, and Sarah is currently in surgery. The operation could take anywhere from six to 12 hours.
Sarah’s father, Fran, confirmed to Fox News that the lungs his daughter received are adult lungs.
A spokeswoman from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), where Sarah has been hospitalized, said they do not have any further information to release.
In the Facebook post, Janet said the family is overwhelmed with emotions, and she thanked everyone for their unending support. She also asked her followers to pray for Sarah’s donor.