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Kidney Donors and Faith Communities

Clip: 10/08/2015 | 8m 22s

Throughout the U.S. there is a dramatic shortage of people willing to give up one of their organs to save a stranger’s life. It’s a difficult problem for the many patients needing a new kidney. One solution, as the Orthodox Jewish charity called Renewal has found, is to connect organ donors with sick patients within their own faith communities, which encourages more people to donate.

Aired: 10/08/15

Rating: NR

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