April 22, 2015

Anonymous Good Samaritan donates part of his liver to save twin girls in Ontario

The twins
Binh and Phuoc, two 3 year old twin girls, suffer from a rare genetic disorder that damages their livers. 

The girls are the daughters of Michael and Johanne Wagner of Kingston, Ontario, who adopted the girls from Vietnam in November of 2012. The couple have a total of nine children. 

In early February of 2015, Michael Wagner donated part of his liver to one of the girls. It was not medically possible for him to donate to both kids.  

The couple pleaded with the public for help for the other daughter, knowing full well that they were asking a total stranger to endure a serious operation and a painful and
The Good Samaritan comes to the
aid of strangers, selflessly.
protracted recovery period. 

Hundreds of people contacted the Living Donor Transplant Program at Toronto General Hospital and applied to be a donor. After many screenings and tests, an ideal donor was found and the operations were performed several weeks ago.  

The donor chose to remain anonymous and has recovered. 

Both Binh and Phuoc are now doing well and are expected to thrive.  

Michael and Johanne held a press conference to express their thanks to the anonymous donor. Their voices broke with emotion and tears welled up as they thanked the person who put his life on the line for their child.

God bless the anonymous donor who gave part of his liver to save the life of a stranger's child. He is a Good Samaritan. 

God bless all who come to the aid of strangers.  They are the true heroes of the modern era. 

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