Teen in need of organ donor has Olympic ambitions

Posted at 10:51 PM, Oct 09, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-10 09:04:33-04

SALT LAKE CITY -- Sophie and her mother Jill are at the Ronald McDonald House in Salt Lake City, and the 12-year-old girl in need of an organ donor hopes to one-day be a member of the U.S. Olympic ice skating team.

Sophie was diagnosed with an auto-immune disease at the age of 3, and she is on the waiting list for a transplant.

See the video above for Sophie's story, and click here to learn more about donating organs.