Houston and Peach | Wayne Crenshaw
Six years ago she was so close to death that she had made funeral arrangements and offered some last words to friends and family. She even went so far as picking a pastor to deliver her eulogy.
“I didn’t know if I was going to have another day,” she said. “I wanted to be prepared.”
After years of battling sarcoidosis, an auto-immune disorder, Ceasar’s liver and kidneys were failing. She registered on several organ donor lists. She and her husband, Carl, moved from their home in Warner Robins to a hotel room in Jacksonville, Fla., because they had to be near the Mayo Clinic, where the transplant would be performed.
She knew people who had waited years for an organ donation, which was time she didn’t have. But four months after getting on the list, she got the call. Within hours she was on the operating table.
She received a new liver and kidney from the same donor, and within six months she was “feeling like a teenager again.”
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