I received an amazing gift through amazing circumstances

September 19, 2016
Man and woman pose while holding a photo of a young man

David Tripp, 59, an attorney in northern Virginia, suffered kidney damage after cancer treatment in 2012. He was turned down by two clinics for a kidney transplant because doctors thought anti-rejection medication could cause the cancer to recur. But a chance meeting between his sister, Mara, and a childhood classmate of his, Ron Paul, led him to a successful transplant.

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