Community bikes for transplant awareness


MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - It’s not your average stroll through the park.

On Sunday, a group of Mid-Southerners joined together to ride in support of transplant recipients.

Dr. James B Latta started Ride for Life to honor his son who was killed in a car accident and was a proud supporter of transplantation.

"I thought it would be good to get people together of common interests and love about transplantation and the gift of life that that represents," Dr. Latta said.

Not only were cyclists and little cyclists riding in support of organ donation, some were even transplant recipients themselves.

Chase Treadway was born with a liver disease with no solution to cure his illness until his mom was able to donate a part of her liver three days before his first birthday 21 years ago. Continue reading


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WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee