Eleven-year old selling lemonade to pay for mom's trans­plants

South Florida Times - - PRAYERFUL LIVING - Nemiah Mar­tine, right says it's hard to watch mother strug­gle to get out of bed

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - An 11-year-old New Mex­ico girl is try­ing to raise money through her week­end lemonade stand to help her mother get kid­ney and pan­creas trans­plants.

KVIA-TV in El Paso, Texas, re­ports Nemiah Martinez has sold lemonade out­side her fam­ily's Las Cruces, New Mex­ico, home for three weeks and hopes to get the fund­ing needed to send her mother to an Ari­zona clinic for the med­i­cal pro­ce­dures.

Martinez says she's raised around $1,100 so far and wants to pull in an­other $500. Her mother, Paloma, says her daugh­ter is very com­pas­sion­ate and she's lucky to have her as a daugh­ter.

Nemiah Martinez says it's hard to watch mother strug­gle to get out of bed.

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