A few weeks after receiving a liver transplant, Micah met the man who gave him the gift of life.
In my 27 years of medical practice, I have seen countless children receive the gift of a life-saving organ donation, but a few months ago I was honored to be part of a truly remarkable event.
Fourteen-year-old Da’Quan Nichols-Cox from Milwaukee was a smart, talented and loving kid who liked football, basketball and his English and math classes. He’s also a hero, according to his little brother.
Troy Schultz was just 9 years old when he made medical history in Milwaukee. Born in 1977 with extensive scarring on his kidneys, Troy was initially given about six months to live.