Granddaughter donates kidney to grandfather from Red Lake
This Thanksgiving, Don Cook gave thanks for a gift from his granddaughter - a kidney.
The Red Lake man received the kidney from Tausha Smith, 25, also of Red Lake, Oct. 2 at MeritCare Hospital in Fargo, N.D.
"She's a one of a kind for doing what she did," said Cook, 66.
"He's my grandpa," Smith said. "He keeps the family together. ... We all need him."
At his Red Lake home, Cook cares for two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
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