Living Donor Kidney Transplant Patient Story: A Second Chance at Life

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Eileen made a vow to always take care of her godson, Anthony. When he was diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, Eileen turned her words into action by becoming Anthony’s living-donor and giving him her kidney. Watch the video and hear the heroic story of how Eileen gave Anthony the greatest gift of all — a second chance at life.

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For more information on living donor kidney transplants, visit the UPMC Living-Donor Kidney Transplant website.

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