A boy's condition quickly worsened, as his family desperately sought a donor. Then a transplant nurse stepped forward

Cami Loritz volunteered to be a living liver donor to save the life of Brayden Auten.

(CNN)As a nurse in the transplant intensive care unit at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee, Cami Loritz is used to treating patients, not being one herself.

But when she learned that she was a match for a young boy with irreversible liver failure, she made the decision to turn the tables on herself as a caregiver and become a patient.