The Gift of Life
OnQ has the story of a Pittsburgh woman in desperate need of a kidney transplant, and her friend who stepped up to help. Tonia Caruso goes inside the operating room as she reports on the importance of living donors.
The Gift of Life aired on Dec 21, 2009.
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