After 39 years of nursing, at 60 years of age, Wendy Clark, RN, says she has found her calling. On July 20, she donated a kidney to a stranger. This set in motion a series of events that means a Hartford HealthCare colleague who needs a kidney will receive their organ in the coming months.Hartford Hospital Transplant Center
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Inspired by a friend’s Facebook post about donating a kidney to a friend’s son, Anthony Cernera has since made three living organ donations – a kidney to a stranger named Lance in 2016, followed by stem cells to a leukemia patient in 2017, and most recently, a portion of his liver to another stranger, Martin, in 2020Hartford Hospital Transplant Center