Kidney donation links Minnesotan, New Zealanders

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[Star Tribune, October 21, 2017] The couple from New Zealand figured they each had a kidney to spare. So why not give one away?

That’s what Gerard and Lyn Murphy decided when they heard that a Minnesota friend needed a kidney transplant.

“If you see a butterfly stuck in a cobweb, you’re not going to leave it there,” said Gerard Murphy as he packed up to leave Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis on Thursday.

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