Christie Kaplan has been teaching children for 26 years. Five years ago Christie was teaching fourth grade and Lexie was one of her students. Christie and Lexie developed a special bond. Lexie has been battling a kidney disease for her whole life and recently found out that she was going to need a kidney transplant. On today's Hometown Hero we hear the rest of the story about how Christie is making a huge difference for Lexie this week.