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Letter from Stranger Changes Man's Life

NEED TO KNOW
  • John Hembree is donating his kidney to a stranger, David Edwards
  • Hembree left a letter offering his kidney in Edwards' mailbox
  • Transplant surgery scheduled for Friday, December 14th

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Letter from Stranger Changes Man's Life

Kidney donor to family: Lie if you have to

John Hembree was about to change a man's life - a man he had only met once before.  David Edwards was in desperate need of a kidney transplant.  One day, he opened his mailbox to find a letter from John that said:

"I wanted to make sure all the results were final before asking you this question.  I have a 53-year-old kidney.  Would you like to have it?"

Check out the video above for the rest of John and David's powerful story.

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