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A 38-year-old man from Connecticut is on the brink of give the present of life as soon as once more, this time to assist a whole stranger in Pittsburgh.
Anthony Cernera is the director of philanthropy at St. Vincent’s Medical Heart in Bridgeport. 4 years in the past, he donated a kidney to a person in Queens. Three years in the past, he made a stem cell donation for a grandmother battling leukemia.
“I matched with a girl out in California who’s 30 years my senior, and I feel the chances are one thing like 2.5 million to 1,” says Cernera .
Now he is on the brink of head to Pittsburgh over the weekend to donate a part of his liver.
“Rewarding manner of attending to know someone and serving to someone in an actual distinctive manner and excited to have the ability to do that,” says Cernera . ” And I believe once we do get an opportunity to satisfy there can be a brand new friendship there that I am trying ahead to.”
Cernera says he will get a lot out of serving to others.
“It is given my life a whole lot of that means and objective and fairly frankly hope,” says Cemera.
Cernera says he is nervous about his subsequent operation however will use his skydiving coaching to assist him get by it. Cernera can be within the hospital for 5 to seven days.
Cernera says he hopes that sometime he’ll have the ability to skydive with all three of the folks he has helped.
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