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Two years ago West Side Academy teacher Nadirah Muhammad donated a kidney to student Aja Booth. Both are doing well today. Booth, who graduated from WSA in June 2015 and is currently attending the Everest Institute.

Teaching goes beyond the gradebook

Two years ago, West Side Academy of Information Technology and Cyber Security physical education and health teacher Nadirah Muhammad noticed that one of her dance students, Aja Booth, had been struggling with kidney failure for some time. Wondering if she could be of service to her, Muhammad decided to get tested and she found out she was a match and would be able to donate one of her kidneys to Booth.

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