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Mother, son survive tough kidney transplant surgery


December 8, 2019

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Noah Broadway has three kidneys.

The Memphis teenager has the two kidneys he was born with, which don't work well. He also has a third one, healthy, that was transplanted into his body in an operation that could have killed him.

The operation could have killed his mother, too, because that third kidney once belonged to her.

The two of them went into surgery on the same day, May 1 of this year. Noah Broadway remembers how the drugs began kicking in for his mother before she was wheeled into the operating room.

"She did think that she was on stage performing a show, th...

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