Family celebrates daughter’s lifesaving transplant from father

Daily Reporter | Noelle Steele

Danny and Jen Curry along with daughter Katie in their kitchen. (Tom Russo | Daily Reporter)

GREENFIELD — Danny Curry still cries.

He looks at his daughter — healthy, happy, growing so fast she’ll catch her mom before long — and he cries.

He could weep for the past year, for the hospital stays and moments of uncertainty, for the days he looked into that sick little girl’s eyes and dared to imagine life without her.

But these are tears of joy, of relief, of thankfulness for the faith that walked the Currys through the deepest emotional valley they have known.

Last week, the Currys celebrated the one-year anniversary of a kidney transplant that saved Katie Curry’s life, a transplant that came from her father. Today, the checkups are fewer and farther between, and Katie, 11, dashes through their Greenfield home alongside little brother Caleb with a burst of energy that for so many months was absent. Continue reading.