anthony dickerson

After pausing mid-sentence for 17 seconds, former Atlanta City Councilman Derrick Boazman struggled to hold back tears as he wondered why two-year-old A.J. Burgess’ life meant so much to him. “I have not been able to speak about this without ...

A.J. Burgess has received a vital kidney transplant about two months after its controversial delay, according to family attorney Mawuli Davis. The kidney of a recently deceased anonymous organ donor was successfully transplanted into the two-year-old Burgess’ body, according to ...

A.J. Burgess, 2, was released from from Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA) at Egleston Nov. 8 after doctors successfully treated him for pneumonia, according to the family’s attorney, Harold Spence. Burgess was also diagnosed with peritonitis, an inflammation of the ...

Emory University Hospital (EUH) has faced backlash in the form of several protests and prayer vigils by the Emory and Atlanta community members for its decision to delay A.J. Burgess’ kidney transplant. The two-year-old child was born prematurely without kidneys, ...

Emory University Hospital (EUH) is re-evaluating Anthony Dickerson’s ability to become a kidney donor for his son, A.J. Burgess, although the 2-year-old is not currently fit to receive a transplant, according to one of the family’s attorneys Harold Spence. The ...

  “Let the baby live” and “Shame on Emory” rang out next to Emory University Hospital (EUH) Thursday morning on Clifton Road, where about 40 protesters had gathered to protest the hospital’s decision to delay a child’s kidney transplant operation. EUH ...