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Friday, February 5, 2016

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.

In the game of roulette, you place your bets. And eventually, there's a clear outcome. You either win or you lose. Continue reading

 

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