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This is a story about genes and family. "My father had polycystic kidney disease," says Gene Okun. "We didn't know it at the time ...
When Fred Anderson needed a new kidney, he didn't have to look far to find eager donors. His friends Jim Ross and Ted Schreiber both stepped forward. Although Jim ended up being the donor, all three banded together to ensure the transplant journey included plenty of support and camaraderie.