Friday, September 11, 2015

Plymouth Superintendent reunites with former student who gave him her kidney

FOX 28 | Veronica Jean Seltzer

PLYMOUTH - Friday nights in Michiana this year are quickly becoming about more than the big game. Several people connected to our local teams have recently been in need of organ transplants. That has the Indiana Donor Network attending the games, encouraging people to sign up.

At the recent Plymouth-Northridge game the issue took on special meaning. Plymouth Superintendent Dan Tyree got a kidney transplant in June from his former student. He's already back at work. At the game, they were reunited, watching the Rockies play while talking to people about the importance of organ donation.

Make some noise! ...for organ donation.

The Indiana Donor Network passed out Rockies red cowbells at Plymouth's home game. The goal? Encourage people to become organ donors.

Plymouth's very own Superintendent Dan Tyree knows firsthand how organ donation changes lives.He is back at work after getting a kidney transplant in June. Continue reading

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