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KERA's One Crisis Away project focuses on North Texans living on the financial edge.

VIDEO: A Checkup After Isac Madrid's Bone Marrow Transplant

KERA's series One Crisis Away looks at four families on the financial edge. Isac Madrid suffers from a rare illness that makes it impossible for him to work and support his wife Elizabeth and 1-year-old son. He's already had a liver transplant and received his second bone marrow transplant on Nov. 11.

http://youtu.be/PTA20z-daFQ

Read and listen to the full update on Isac’s journey to recovery here.

Courtney Collins has been working as a broadcast journalist since graduating from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in 2004. Before coming to KERA in 2011, Courtney worked as a reporter for NPR member station WAMU in Washington D.C. While there she covered daily news and reported for the station’s weekly news magazine, Metro Connection.