A young freshman college baseball player was facing a life of declining health until his coach stepped up to the plate and donated a kidney.
Just after Kevin arrived at Wake Forest University the disease struck, requiring hours of dialysis every day. Time was running out quickly and none of his family members were a match as donors.
That’s when Tom Walter, his coach, offered to be tested and the pair scored: a perfect match.
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