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SISSONVILLE, WV (WOWK) – One Kanawha County man had a particular homecoming this weekend after conquering his life-long battle with liver illness, a narrative 13 News first brought you in April.
62-year-old Jimmy Staats underwent a liver transplant surgical procedure in Pittsburgh April 26, and Saturday, Could 23, he was launched from the hospital to proceed his restoration at house.
One month in the past household, mates and neighborhood members held a small drive-by parade to indicate help and need Jimmy luck earlier than he underwent a liver transplant. The surgical procedure was successful, and this weekend, the neighborhood welcomed him again house.
“I really feel nice. Glad to be house for as soon as!” Jimmy says.
He says the toughest a part of this journey was the coronavirus preserving him from seeing family members as he recovered.
“I felt alone for some time, the primary week or two,” Jimmy says.
“Someway he discovered learn how to Facetime and had by no means completed it earlier than and he would Facetime me on a regular basis,” says Jimmy’s spouse.
Jimmy obtained his new liver from a dwelling donor who donated half of their liver to save lots of his life. His new liver will take six to eight weeks to develop absolutely, and he will need to have bloodwork completed as soon as every week in Pittsburgh.
The principle dish Jimmy requested for on his homecoming day was meatloaf and cake, and he acquired each!
Right here at 13 Information, we’re grateful Jimmy has had a profitable restoration and need him good well being sooner or later!
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