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In 2006, first 12 months trainer at Lourdes Central Catholic, Jon Borer, was launched to on the time, junior Derek McGinnis.
Thursday, February 25th 2021, 1:52 PM CST
NEBRASKA CITY-In 2006, first 12 months trainer at Lourdes Central Catholic, Jon Borer, was launched to on the time, junior Derek McGinnis. Now in 2021, the 2 meet once more. This time, nonetheless, their connection is linked by extra than simply training.
“I came upon I had a kidney illness, FSGS (focal segmental glomerulosclerosis), about 4 years in the past,” stated McGinnis. “This summer season, my kidney capabilities began declining. In the direction of fall time, it actually declined and I needed to begin dialysis. At that time, they determined it was time for a kidney transplant.”
McGinnis’s ask for a kidney donor acquired quite a few volunteers, however finally it was destiny that determined to carry McGinnis and Borer collectively— this time, for all times.
“I moved away for some time and after I got here again, his spouse Taylor was a trainer right here at Lourdes (Central Catholic),” stated Borer. “Once I came upon this fall that he was in want of a transplant, and in want of a donor, I signed up. I used to be simply the one which was chosen.”
Now, two weeks submit kidney transplant, McGinnis and Borer each have a special phrase to explain Lourdes Central Catholic transferring ahead.”
“The household side is unquestionably very robust,” stated Borer.