Science & Health

Social Medicine

43-year-old Tony Snyder spent 11 hours a day just fighting to be alive, hooked up to a dialysis machine for 5 hours, commuting 3 hours each way every day from Broken Bow to Lincoln... all thanks to a disease that destroyed his kidneys. That's when he decided to make a last-ditch plea on Facebook for a donor. About a month later, he received a call from a casual friend from years earlier, a former colleague by the name of Sunshine. She was a donor match and she was willing to give him one of her kidneys. We follow the story of the transplant and how their lives intertwined in the months after the operation. See more stories like this at

Sue Maryott


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