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State representative donates kidney to ailing wife

Associated Press • Mar 29, 2014 at 4:00 PM

House Rep. Ron Young, a Republican from Lake County, was to undergo surgery Friday to donate the kidney to his wife, Kathy.

The Northeast Ohio Media Group reported Young’s wife has been on a dialysis machine because of the disease lupus.

The 58-year-old lawmaker joked he can’t withhold much of anything from his wife, including bodily organs.

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