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Vanessa Tait of O-Pipon-Na-Piwin Cree Nation donated a kidney to her father


When Vanessa Tait’s dad needed a healthy kidney, she didn’t hesitate.

She saw a way to improve his life and get him back on the land he was missing.

“I had to give a piece of myself to get my dad home,” she said Tuesday during the launch of a campaign to promote living organ donation.

“His kidneys had failed.”


Read the rest of APTN’s Kathleen Martens’ story here.

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