This is a story about two friends, a kidney transplant and the complications that arose along the way.
We've come to take the transplants for granted. Around 17,000 kidney transplants are performed each year.
This story was close to me because I knew both the donor and the recipient. The only person I didn't know was the one who was the inspiration behind what happened. Her name was Madeleine -- Madi, for short. She was 5 months old at the time.
The donor's name was Joan LeFosse. She...Full Story