[…] A domino-like series of kidney transplants across the country first started with Matt Jones, a 28-year-old father of four.
Last week, he made the unusual decision to donate his kidney to a complete stranger. “You only need one to survive,” Jones explained, “and there’s a lot of other people out there who could use the other one you have.”
After running his information through a nationwide database, doctors found a match for Matt’s kidney in Barbara Bunnell — a grandmother from Phoenix, Ariz., who has battled kidney disease her entire life. (For information on the database contact www.paireddonation.org) […]
Now that is worth noting. Altruism apparently still lives. I don’t know that I could go that far, but I am extremely impressed that some people can.