TITLE

When Jay Honeycutt needed a kidney to live, his wife, Terri, gave him one of hers. Her gift of love gave him a...New Lease on Life

AUTHOR(S)
Arana-Barradas, Louis A.
PUB. DATE
June 1999
SOURCE
Airman;Jun99, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the kidney donated by Senior Airman Terri Honeycutt to her husband. Reasons for her donation; How she got the Air Force permission for the operation; Views of the couple on their ordeal.
ACCESSION #
2003549

 

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