What prompts someone to donate a kidney to a stranger?
The answer is not always easy to pinpoint (just read the viral New York Times Magazine article, “Who Is the Bad Art Friend?” to see how convoluted organ donation can become!).
In this week’s Modern Love essay, “Man with Incredible Beard Desperately Needs Kidney,” a woman who feels that she is missing something in her life considers giving her kidney to a man with an incredible beard whom she has never met.
Why? And how would removing an organ help fill an inner void? Read the essay to find out.
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