Philadelphia Daily News | Ronnie Polaneczky
“Please help my son get a kidney,” the woman wrote in shaky script. “I am elderly, and he takes care of me. He has bad kidney disease and is getting sicker. He needs a kidney.”
So, she asked: Could I find one for him?
I was about to call and tell her that some things are beyond the powers of even the most sympathetic reporter, but then a letter landed on my desk. It was from an inmate in a Pennsylvania prison, and he had a request.
“I would like to donate a kidney to someone in need,” he wrote. “Can you help me do that?”
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