Man receives kidney after nine years on waiting list

Rodreigus Allen received a new kidney at Augusta University’s health system after nine years on a transplant list, thanks to the kindness of a very special family who decided to donate the organs of their 19-year-old son after he was killed tragically in a car accident.

WJBF: Man receives kidney from generous family with a loss

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