NOLA | Sheila Stroup
“I have all this information that’s helpful, but, even today, at something so wonderful and uplifting, it churns up everything again,” he said.
McCusker, a Times-Picayune photographer, shared his story Thursday morning, shortly after he met Myron Swan of Monroe, the recipient of his wife’s right kidney. She was also able to save others with her liver, both lungs and her left kidney.
“Johanna’s Christian faith told her life comes from death,” McCusker said. “This was a perfect expression of her faith.”
McCusker and Swan were part of a celebration at Tulane University Medical Center honoring the generosity of organ and tissue donors and recognizing recipients during National Donate Life month. Before the ceremony, Swan and his wife, Stacey, sat down with McCusker to talk.
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