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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Transplant Games competitor has parents to thank for donations

CLEVELAND 9 NEWS | Catherine Bosley

ROCKY RIVER, OH (WOIO) - There's a lot of excitement building with the Summer Transplant Games coming to Cleveland this year.

One Rocky River family with quite a story to tell about their journey to the big event, and perfect time to tell their story too as it ties in with Autism Awareness month. It's all about 11-year-old Paul Witzigreuter, his struggles, his spirit and his smile that says so much.

"He's come a long ways...a long ways," his dad, Dan says, "...he's strong medically. It's just awesome to see."

Only a week after Paul was born, Dan and his wife, Amy learned he was very sick. His kidneys and liver were diseased and threatened his life.

"We were shocked because it was a totally normal pregnancy," Amy says, "...it wasn't long after we realized we just had to figure things out and get some answers and help him." Continue reading 

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