Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Local Coach Celebrates Survival After Life- Saving Transplants


Joe Lafferty Received Pancreas, Kidney From 16-Year-Old Boy

PITTSBURGH -- On Valentine's Day a local high school coach celebrated two years since he received two life-saving transplants. Joe Lafferty, a longtime football coach at Woodland Hills High School, received a pancreas and a kidney from a boy who was killed in a car accident in 2010. Lafferty survived childhood cancer, became diabetic and later, lost his left eye to a staph infection.
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