(CBS) — A South Bend man is getting the new kidney he needs, thanks an unusual idea from his family, and the generosity of a stranger.
WBBM Newsradio’s Mike Krauser reports a huge billboard on a busy street in South Bend, Ind., showed the photo of a baby girl and asked passersby to “Please Donate the Kidney that will save my Grandpa’s life.”READ MORE: Two Chicago Police Officers Wounded By Accidental Friendly Fire While Confronting Suspect In Lyons, Police Say
The family of Jerry Graf, the baby’s grandfather, was hoping a stranger would donate a kidney.
“We were getting ready to go on dialysis. I’m to the point that I can’t go any longer,” he said.