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How OkCupid Led an Organ Donor to Find the Teen with His Kidney

February 14, 2013

http://healthland.time.com/2013/02/14/how-okcupid-led-an-organ-donor-to-find-the-teen-with-his-kidney/

 

Source - TIME Magazine


This is a Valentine’s Day tale that involves a love connection of one kind and ends with a match of an entirely different sort. On Aug. 29, at the University of Washington, a 40-year-man named Quinn Ottoway from Tacoma, Wash., donated his kidney, just because. A few miles away at Seattle Children’s Hospital, 14-year-old Kendahl Buck received that kidney.

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