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Saturday, January 30, 2016

Facebook Fate: Bedford Co. man receives life-saving organ donor

WJAC TV | Sara Small

BEDFORD, Pa. -- A Bedford County man will soon be receiving a life-saving organ transplant, thanks to the power of social media.

6 News first brought you this story back in September. A New Paris woman donated her kidney to a woman she didn't even know. They met through a simple Facebook post.

The man who shared that post, Mark Nave, was in need of a liver himself. In fact, during our September broadcast, he was inside Mount Nittany Medical Center due to complications.

Now, Mark is preparing for the surgery that will save his life.

"You're saving a life. I mean, what greater honor is there than that to be able to watch someone's life change?" asks donor, Shanda Goodrich of Bedford County. Continue reading VIDEO.


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