Kidney donation: Bemidji woman gives brother new life
On Dec. 7, Kathy Lamping wished her brother Robert Lamping both happy birthday and merry Christmas before they both went into surgery, she to donate a kidney and he to receive the kidney from her.
"I'm very grateful - words aren't enough," said Robert choking up from emotion. "She's a hero."
"He's a wonderful brother," said Kathy. "I'm really close to him. I only have one brother. I'm glad I did that for him. I'm feeling wonderful."
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