February 27, 2018 02:04 PM
A retired Minnesota Army National Guard soldier is in desperate need of a kidney transplant.
Gary Kuebler, 55, of Sleepy Eye, had both kidneys removed a few months ago after suffering an injury while serving in Iraq.
"We got hit with a lot of explosives and stuff," Kuebler said. "They figured from the chemicals over there – got into my immune system and basically went into my kidneys."
Now there's a push by family and friends on social media to help find Kuebler a donor.
"Pray every day. Every morning when I get up and every night when I go to bed," Kuebler said. "Hopefully I'll find a donor soon."
Kuebler is looking for a healthy kidney transplant donor over the age 21 and under the age of 65 with O positive blood.
Anyone who might know of a match can or would like to donate can contact:
MSG Jeffrey R. Vogel: firstname.lastname@example.org
VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System Transplant Center: 412-360-1640.
Updated: February 27, 2018 02:04 PM
Created: February 26, 2018 03:25 PM
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