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Saturday, August 20, 2016

Anonymous liver donor for Ontario twin girls unmasked

TORONTO METRO NEWS 

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Kris Chung is flanked by Binh and Phuoc. Chung, an officer cadet at the Royal Military College, was a once-anonymous donor of part of his liver for Binh. Her sister Phuoc received her transplant via her adopted father.
Chung, a student from the Royal Military College, says he knew donating his liver was the right thing to do when he saw the twins' dad was also in the military.

KINGSTON, ONT.—Johanne Wagner describes her journey — from fearing her little girls would die to watching them grow healthy after successful liver transplants — as akin to travelling through hell and arriving in paradise.

But something was always missing. That something turned out to be Kris Chung.

Wagner, 46, beamed at the uniformed military cadet as he playfully wrestled with the twins at the family home on Thursday. Chung entered their lives a total stranger, donating his liver to little Binh Wagner last year, just months after Wagner’s husband, Michael, gave his to Binh’s twin, Phuoc. Continue reading 
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