Ed Mooney, 52, had been suffering from cirrhosis of the liver for five years and was quickly running out of time. Both his brother and sister had been tested but denied as possible living liver donors for him. Then, he got the call that all transplant candidates hope and pray for, and in the process learned that it is indeed a small, small world.
Mooney's new liver came from Dan Glover, 24, who lost his life in a tragic automobile accident. These two men had a special connection - Mooney had been Glover's little league baseball coach just years earlier. Mooney cherishes the gift Glover gave him and promises to now live on for two people - "... for me and for Danny," he said. I hope you'll take a moment to watch the video of the story. It's embedded below. You can also watch it and read the full text of the story by clicking here.
Source : abcnews.go.com article titled Tragedy, and Luck, Leads to Miracle Organ Transplant for Coach