March 08, 2019 10:24 AM
Mike Koetting, of Orono, realized that if he was willing to donate his kidney to a family member, why not donate to a stranger?
In donating his kidney to a woman in Phoenix named Maxine, whom he didn't know, Koetting experienced what he called his "George Bailey moment," so called for the experience of the protagonist in "It's a Wonderful Life."
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Koetting plans to be among an expected 250 organ donors who will descend on Chicago April 21 in an effort to set a Guinness World Record for the most such donors assembled in one place.
Updated: March 08, 2019 10:24 AM
Created: April 09, 2018 10:41 PM
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