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FAIRHOPE, Ala – (WKRG) — Gennifer Taloney, a Fairhope spouse and mom of two youngsters, has decided to assist one other household in a means not all people would have the braveness to do, particularly throughout a pandemic.
Taloney will journey to UAB Hospital in Birmingham the place she’s going to endure surgical procedure to donate a kidney to Todd Turner of Fairhope.
“It’s simply wonderful, It reveals what sort of coronary heart Gennifer has for others..and to be keen to do that for me.”
Todd Turner, in want of Kidney
Turner has stage 5 kidney illness and undergoes dialysis 3 times every week. Gennifer agreed to get examined to see if she was a candidate to be an organ donor for Turner. She’s an ideal match.
“I simply felt compelled like..it was my responsibility to assist somebody. I couldn’t say no you understand after I may assist Todd.”
She admits that she’s nervous about having surgical procedure, however says she is aware of God will handle them.
“I simply hope that this lets you see your youngsters graduate from highschool and get married and meet your grandbabies or you understand..have an exquisite future with your loved ones,” Taloney advised Turner.
Taloney’s and Turner’s households linked by their sons who performed minor league baseball collectively in Fairhope. Turner believes God introduced them collectively.
“Gennifer, I simply. I can’t thanks sufficient. We love you a lot, um… simply the selflessness you’re exhibiting..the guts you’ve gotten. I’m simply amazed and we love you and I can’t…I can’t thanks sufficient. It’s past..I’m getting just a little tear, however it’s past recognition what you’re doing,” Turner advised Taloney earlier than their journey for UAB on Friday. Their surgical procedures are scheduled for Monday.
Taloney hopes their story will encouarge others to change into residing organ donors. To study extra about organ donation, click on here.
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