Midland Reporter-Telegram | Audrie Palmer
They call each other kidney cousins.
Until recently, they were just neighbors; two people who have lived across the street from each other for 17 years and casually talked about their cats.
Until one day, when Jill Dolloff was out walking her dog and stopped to talk. She found out Walter Feaster had had high blood pressure a decade earlier that had damaged his kidneys.
For the last five years, he had been on dialysis. Recently, he was told he needed to be put on the transplant list.
There they were. The two of them. With their rare blood type, living across the street from each other this whole time.
Walter was in need of a donor. Jill was looking to give back.
"I told her the doctors said the best way for me to go was to find a living donor," Feaster said. "And I was having a hard time finding anybody."
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