Wednesday, December 16, 2015

3 FAMILIES LIVES CHANGED THANKS TO ORGAN DONATION CHAIN

ABC 7 NY | Toni Yates

Talk about the gift of life, there was a remarkable reunion of those who gave and those who received kidneys from strangers.

Their lives saved and changed forever. Three recipients met three donors, and it proved organ donor programs really do work.

Three families and one member of each needed a kidney, so one member of each gave a kidney.

It erased all problems of not matching, three families giving life and receiving it.

Here's how it happened: Joe needed a kidney. So his mother Joan gave a kidney to Ken. Ken's wife Donna gave a kidney to Art. So Art's daughter Karin gave a kidney to Joe. By the way, father and daughter were a match, but they joined this circle to complete it for people who are strangers no more. Continue reading

 

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