The Gift of Life, given in West Michigan - Pt. 1

WWMT | Brittany Gray

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - When we hear the words organ donation, or organ transplant, oftentimes we assume someone who has died was registered to be a donor.

But being a living donor is more common than you might think.

The incredible story actually centers around the wife of one our co-workers here at Newschannel 3.

Cynthia Erweene Minegar was in need of a kidney transplant, and an unlikely candidate stepped up--or was he?

When we think about living donors, immediate family or a relative may come to mind. But Cynthia tells us this candidate who has no blood relation is now family.

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