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Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Now You See It: Veteran donates kidney to National Guardsman in need

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ATLANTA, GA (ABC) - Time was running out for a National Guardsman to have a kidney transplant before his military contract expired.

Dustin Brown was in Stage 5 kidney failure and was also about to lose his insurance until a Marine Corps Veteran showed up to help. Brown is set to leave Emory University Hospital in a great deal of pain, but with a new kidney that he literally found on Facebook.

A Georgia family, organ recipients themselves, posted this photo of the 28-year-old National Guardsmen, and his family.

"My name is Dustin Brown. ... I need a kidney. Continue reading

 

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