|Muriel donated part of her liver to her cousin, Janie. Organ recipients and donors thanked each other and their doctors at the UMass Memorial Medical Center Gift of Life.|
Janie Grandbois had non-alcoholic cirrhosis of the liver and needed a transplant. Her liver was failing.
"She wouldn't tell me who I could call to find out if I could donate," Michaud, of Lisbon, Maine, said.
But Michaud figured it out and called anyway. After secretly going through the tests, she found out she was a match.
Grandbois, of Lewiston, Maine, started to put up a fight when Michaud told her she would be donating half of her liver.
"She just kept saying I could never ask you to do that, and I told her she didn't ask me. I was offering," Michaud recalled. Continue reading
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