Back home from the hospital, 56-year-old Daniel Murphy takes short walks around the neighborhood in Antioch.
He is still a bit weak from his transplant surgery, but remains full of hope.
"I just have a new chance on life now, " Murphy said.
The man whose organ donation may have saved Murphy's life is Charles Butler, Jr.
A 23-year-old merchant marine with a bright future, Butler was shot to death in Oakland during the holidays. Butler was an donor and Murphy was one of the recipients of the shooting victim's organs.
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