"You know I wish I had more kidneys to give out," said Max Zapata.
A rather shy man who doesn't want much attention, 52-year-old Max Zapata gave his kidney to a complete stranger two years ago, but never knew the ripple effect it would have.
"It's just a blessing, I'm just glad I was healthy and my kidney's were in great shape so I was able to give to Laura and then see all the other people respond, it's been a blessing," said Zapata.
His simple act of kindness saved a young woman's life whose own kidneys were failing. We interviewed her a year ago on how she had a whole new meaning on life.
"Everything I wanted to do I'm going to do it, plus more," said Laura Amador, Kidney Recipient
But it didn't stop with Laura, Zapata's actions set off a live donor chain where 12 people received life saving kidney transplants.
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