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Organ transplant comes full circle for two families

Organ transplant comes full circle for two families

California Nearly 10 years ago one family lost their son and donated his pancreas went on to save the life of a young man.

Bill Millard desperately needs a kidney transplant after suffering from diabetes. Ten years ago, Millards son died in an accident. His pancreas saved a 19-year-old Jake MacKinnon.

According to our affiliate, KGO-TV Millard received a kidney from Jakes mother, Janice, Friday.

The families kept in touch over the years. Once a year the MacKinnos have a tree lighting ceremony to honor the Millards and their son.


Photo courtesy: KGO-TV

 
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