PITTSBURGH/January 05, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— A Russian man who was killed in a drive-by shooting in Pittsburgh last month donated his organs — and the Army National Guard veteran who received his Kidney has given an emotional thank-you to the man’s widow.
Anton Kemaev was visiting friends in the Pittsburgh area. The 35-year-old fitness trainer was in the passenger seat of a car when he was shot in the head Dec. 19. Police say neither he nor the driver was the intended target. He died Dec. 28.
John Bond, of Apple Valley, Minnesota, soon got a call that there was a kidney ready for him. He went to Pittsburgh and had in surgery within hours.
On Thursday, Bond tearfully met with met with Kemaev’s Wife. She says she is glad her husband could help him.
By Associated Press, published on STL.NEWS by St. Louis Media, LLC (TM)
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