LSU grad student searching for organ donor's family who saved grandmother's life

WBRZ | Kevin Dupuy

CHATTANOOGA – For over a year, LSU grad student Danielle Kelley has been looking for the family who saved her grandmother’s life nearly 30 years ago.

Before Kelley was born, her grandmother, Debbie Newman received a double lung and heart transplant at a Houston hospital. The only information Kelley’s family received about the donor was that he was a young man living in the Chattanooga area who died around Sept. 21, 1987.

For the past year, Kelley told WRCB news that she has been looking for that man’s family to thank them in person. Continue reading

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