I was born with prune belly syndrome. At 3 days old, my first kidney was removed. I felt okay until I graduated high school. I had to start dialysis after my high school graduation in the Summer of 2001. I was on dialysis for 2 years when my uncle Harlen was tested and matched 3 out of the 5 criteria needed to be my donor. I received my first kidney transplant in 2003.
On a Saturday night in early 2014 I knew something wasn’t right but was able to go to church the next morning. I was rushed to the ER after church where I was told they couldn’t believe I was alive. I started dialysis again then.
In December 2015 I was anointed at church and the very next week I received the call for another transplant. That’s how God works! I am doing pretty good now. Because of two organ donors I am enjoying life with my 7 year old son. I continue to serve as a Constable and have accepted the call into the ministry.