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Florida firefighter donates kidney to help save stranger

Florida firefighter donates kidney to help save stranger
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The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports doctors at Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina, removed a kidney from 41-year-old Edgewater firefighter David Blair on Nov. 15 and prepped 33-year-old Heidi Hughes to receive it. The surgery went well. Blair is home and recovering.

Blair says faith led him to donate a kidney after he saw a social media post by Garry Hughes , seeking help for his daughter. Blair took a survey through the hospital s organ transplant website and then a series of follow-up tests.

Heidi Hughes, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, is thankful and says she intends to take good care of Blair s gift.
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