HOUSTON (CNN) - At 84-years-old, Frank Dewhurst is the old living kidney donor in the U.S.
Dewhurst felt inspired to donate after he saw a neighbor's sign that read, "I am Type O and I need a kidney transplant. Please help me."
Turns out, Dewhurst was a match.
Age wasn't a concern for doctors. In fact, they said because Dewhurst is still active and not on any medications, he actually was an ideal candidate.
Now, Dewhurst and his neighbor are recovering well after surgery.
He hopes others who are healthy will consider donating; no matter their age.
To learn more about organ donation, visit donatelife.net.
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