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Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Kidney recipient walks donor down the aisle


CEDARTOWN, Ga. - On her wedding day, a Cedartown woman asked the man who whose life she saved to walk her down the aisle and give her away.

In 2011, Carlotta Swift saw a post on Facebook about a 21-year-old man in need of a new kidney.

Cindy Easterwood, also of Cedartown, was seeking donors for her son, Wes, who was sick with chronic kidney failure.

Carlotta, who had never met Wes before, said she has always considered herself a supporter of organ donation. So she contacted Cindy and asked how she could help.

Carlotta got tested an on her 48th birthday received wonderful news. Continue reading
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