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Carl Salamensky / Kidney Transplant #458725

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 11, 1971
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(Studio) Man waiting for kidney transplant being kept alive by kidney machine.
REPORTER: Frank Mcgee

(Wayne, New Jersey) Carl Salamensky considering letting self die rather than continue life dependent on kidney machine. [SALAMENSKY - says has made all provisions possible for wife and children; just can't go on much longer.] Salamensky placed ad in paper for kidney for use in transplant. [SALAMENSKY - says since unable to locate kidneys from cadaver, considers accepting kidney from live person.] If Salamensky unable to locate compatible kidney donor, still vows will stop using kidney machine.
REPORTER: Ken Alvord

Alvord, Ken;
Mcgee, Frank

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