Not only is Beth Battista, Lyla's teacher, but she's also her kidney donor. She is also her Kidney donor. They now share an unbreakable bond. For nearly a year Lyla was sick with a rare disease which caused kidney failure. Doctors told her she needed a transplant. So her family launched a nationwide search to find a compatible donor. At first, they had no luck, then they were suprised by this life changing news. Lyla's preschool teacher Beth was a perfect fit. Lyla, 5, is now recovering from the successful surgery. For nearly a year she was sick with a rare autoimmune disease which caused kidney failure. Beth has given Lyla a happy, healthy future ahead.ve all the happiness in the world!