- A woman has donated a portion of her liver to save her father's life
- Her story has gone viral online
- She is pictured alongside her father with both their surgical scars visible
A brave woman in Mumbai, India has donated a portion of her liver to save her father's life.
A doctor named Rachit Bhushan Shrivastva recently shared a picture of the woman, Pooja Bijarnia, alongside her dad with both their surgical scars visible.
Dr Rachit accompanied it with the caption: "There are some real life heroes who don't believe in words like luck, fear and impossible. When people say that daughters are useless, she is an answer to them."
He continued: "A girl whom I don't know personally but then for me, she is a hero who underwent liver transplant and saved life of her father. Proud of you girl and there is so much to learn from people like her. God bless you Pooja Bijarnia."
The heartwarming story soon went viral, garnering more than 13,000 likes, 10,000 shares and hundreds of comments.
Many commenters praised Bijarnia for her love for her dad and her courage going through the liver transplant. See some of their reactions below.