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Organs of Louisville drowning victim to be donated to cousin in need

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The 12-year-old girl who drowned in a swimming pool is saving the life of a family member, even after her death.

Janiya Robinson died Sunday, five days after she was found unresponsive in the family's pool off Fern Valley Road.

The family decided to donate the girl's organs and was soon notified of a match to her cousin. He has diabetes and kidney failure, and will receive one of Robinson's kidneys and her pancreas.

Robinson's mother says she's glad some good could come from her daughter's tragic death.

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