Search for Kidney Cements Personal Cambodian-American Bond
|05/25/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Tony Chhim, a first-generation Cambodian-American, needs a kidney.
Until a few weeks ago, his family thought a yearlong search among relatives in Cambodia and in Khmer communities throughout the United States had been fruitless. Then Taylor Tagg, an American friend of Tony’s dad, Tim, surprised everyone by turning out to be a match.
The euphoria lasted until a few days ago, when doctors at the Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, New York, discovered a complication. That dashed what had been a feel-good, one-in-a-million, happy-ending kind of saga that transcended race, religion and national origin, as Tagg prepared to be the first American read more >>>