Wife's kidney saves husband


"THAT day we went to the hospital I said to him, 'You must remember you will have my kidney now. You must look after it well'." Kathy Joseph cannot stop smiling as she looks at her husband of 27 years, Eldridge.


Six weeks ago he received one of her kidneys and last week doctors gave him a cautious thumbs-up.


"The doctors said your kidney is working beautifully," Eldridge said, pointing at his wife.


Joseph had the kidney transplant in July after undergoing dialysis for years. He was diagnosed with kidney failure in 2009.


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