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Football Team, Community Backs Jordan Brothers And Ill Mother

Two brothers in Jordan are learning that the word “team” extends well beyond their fellow football players. Kenny and Ben Alexander’s mom, Sherry, had a stroke this past weekend and remains hospitalized. She is a single parent, raising both boys on her own.

10/09/2014

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Cottage Grove Man Hopes Giant Kidney Cutout Saves His Life

A Cottage Grove man hopes doing something “unusual” gets him the organ donation he so desperately needs. Jim Gorbunow is 43 and needs a kidney transplant.

09/19/2014

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Mpls and St. Paul Fire, Police Officers Take Part In The Second Annual “Unite Fight”

Minneapolis and St. Paul police and firefighters are stepping into the ring and “duking it out” in the second annual “Unite Fight.” Six weeks ago, Minneapolis officer Carlos Escobar received a life-saving kidney transplant from a 20-year-old college student, Sebastian Rivera.

03/01/2014

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Would You Donate A Kidney To A Stranger?

Would you donate your kidney to a stranger? A growing number of people are willing to do just that.

04/18/2013

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After 47 Years, Minn. Woman Reunites & Saves Life Of Friend

Many of us would do anything for a best friend, but one Minnesota woman owes her life to a friend who she hadn’t seen in 47 years.

03/12/2013

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Coon Rapids Man Receives Life-Saving Transplant After WCCO Report

A Minnesota father of three says his prayers were answered after WCCO shared his story over the summer.

11/22/2012

Bethel Football Coach

Bethel Coach To Receive The Gift Of Life

As a quarterback, Scott Kirchoff led his Hutchinson team to a state title. He took his winner’s mentality to Bethel, where he won consistently.

08/18/2012

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Fresh Off Kidney Donation, Man Sets Sights On Triathlon

A Twin Cities man is coming back from surgery with his sights set on completing the LifeTime Minneapolis Triathlon.

04/04/2012

Amy Anderson and Ron Spanier met online 2009 and for Valentine's Day this year, Amy gave Ron the kidney he needed to survive. (credit: CBS)

Online Love Match Turns Out To Be Donor Match

A lot of us spent Valentine’s Day around people we care about. It was the same for a Sartell couple, but instead of having a nice dinner, they were in the hospital.

02/17/2011

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