The day before their Dec. 7 surgeries Kathy Lamping and her brother, Robert Lamping, hold comfort pillows a friend made for them. Kathy donated a kidney to her brother earlier this month. Submitted Photo
Kidney donation: Bemidji woman gives brother new life
On Dec. 7, Kathy Lamping wished her brother Robert Lamping both happy birthday and merry Christmas before they both went into surgery, she to donate a kidney and he to receive the kidney from her.
"I'm very grateful - words aren't enough," said Robert choking up from emotion. "She's a hero."
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