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SISSONVILLE, WV (WOWK) – A battle that one man has fought for many of his life will quickly finish in victory, and he has quite a lot of household and buddies rooting for him.
Jimmy Staats, 62, has been dwelling with a uncommon liver illness known as Major Sclerosing Cholangitis and for the final three years, has patiently waited for a liver transplant.
That wait is lastly over as a result of, on Monday, April 27, Jimmy will obtain a brand new kidney, nevertheless, he’ll now have to finish his journey alone.
Because of the Coronavirus and the no-visitation coverage at hospitals, Jimmy must get well from surgical procedure with out seeing his household or buddies.
The neighborhood needed to ship him off to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania feeling assured and liked, so a bunch of individuals shocked Jimmy, his spouse Becky and relations with a drive-by celebration.
One of many organizers, Heather Garnes stated, “we simply wish to make him really feel actually good that he has a lot help and so many individuals behind him and prepared to assist him via this entire course of.”
To help Jimmy and assist him obtain a speedy restoration, Jimmy’s Journey has been arrange via GoFundMe to assist pay for medical bills and requirements.
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