Philly Takes Gold At Transplant Games Of America’s Singing Competition

Ryan Robe and Jeff Richards (front) get the gold for Team Philly in Transplant Games of America's Lyrics for Life competition. (credit: Jim Melwert)
CBS PHILLY | Jim Melwert

CLEVELAND, OH (CBS) — All kinds of competition at the Transplant games of America, including today’s finals in a singing competition called “Lyrics for Life” featuring two members of Team Philly with original lyrics born from a friendship that started more than a decade ago with a kidney donation at Children’s Hospital.

The music played, “Donate life to someone who needs a second chance. Second chance at life wouldn’t it be nice to donate life.”

Ryan Roby and Jeff Richards have 18-transplant games between the two of them, they first met when Ryan got a kidney from his father at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in March 2001. Continue reading
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