Monday, July 11, 2011
However, Linda deteriorated rapidly and, when a cadaver kidney became available from a 14 year old donor on June 29, the family decided to go that route rather than wait for a transplant from the living donor. Linda is doing well; read more about the amazing story here.
Update #1: I had a wonderful email exchange this morning with the graduate tax student -- although she wants to remain anonymous, she agreed to let me share her response to the praise her sacrificial offer has elicited:
"To me it's like, hey, I'm type O Blood and I've got an extra kidney, so why not help some one else."
Update #2: ABA Journal, Law Student Offers to Donate Kidney to Prof’s Daughter