Kidney/Renal

A chain of faith, a gift of life

Jacqueline Nemeth was born with two kidneys, but today she has four — and she has no idea who the other two came from. What she does know is that organ donations from two complete strangers have saved her life, twice. And that a national program, the Living Donor Paired Exchange, is making these anonymous gifts possible for others like her. “It’s really opened up opportunities for recipients to search through all of Canada,” Nemeth said, sitting in St. Paul’s hospital with her husband Joe just six weeks after her second transplant.

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