McPherson, a liver transplant recipient whose donor was a 12-year-old
West Virginian, became an honorary Mountaineer this past weekend during
halftime of West Virginia's football game against TCU.
marked one year since McPherson's successful surgery, when she received
the gift of life from young Taitlyn Hughes. In Hughes' honor, McPherson
released 12 purple and pink balloons.
McPherson's story to hear her and her mother, Katharyn, talk about
their trip to West Virginia. The story will be featured in this
weekend's episode of The Dana Holgorsen Show.