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Kent's Kidney Stories

Jan 29, 2020

Welcome back! In this week’s episode, Kent interviews his good friend, James Myers. Uncle Jim received the Richard J. Salick award winner. He was awarded this great honor in 2019. This prestigious award is presented an individual who embodies the spirit of NKF’s dear friend, Rich Salick, a former pro surfer who underwent three kidney transplants, faced cancer, but still put the needs of other kidney patients ahead of his own.

After being on Dialysis for 4 years, Jim received his Kidney Transplant on April 27, 2016.  He is a Kidney Advocate and very active on Social Media, sharing stories of those in need of a Kidney Donor and other news revolving around Kidney Disease/Transplants. Jim also has a Blog on the Nation Kidney Foundation website.

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Host: Kent Bressler

Producer: Jason Nunez