Chain of transplants gives gift of life for Minnesota teacher


Nearly 100,000 Americans are on a waiting list to receive a kidney transplant.

For one Minnesota woman, finding a match appeared to be hopeless. She had a 1 in 3,000 chance of finding a kidney that her body would accept. Waiting on the deceased donor list could have been a death sentence, but thanks to a living donor transplant chain that spanned across the country, she has a new kidney and a new lease on life.


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