Policeman donates kidney to save fellow officer

Retired NYPD Police Officer, Mark Chamberlain, 58, responded to the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. He volunteered to donate a kidney to gravely ill retired Mount Vernon Police Officer Joseph Cappuccilli, 48, who also worked at the site. Cappuccilli developed serious kidney disease and needed a transplant, which can involve a wait of as much as 8 to 10 years in NY State.

Both men are recovering well, reports WABC NY’s Medical Marvels.

If you are interested in donating a kidney, please visit the National Kidney Registry or click here.

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