2 sisters get lung transplants from same donor
POSTED: Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 7:30am
UPDATED: Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 7:44am
Both women diagnosed with: idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Houston — The Houston Chronicle is reporting; they quibble, joke and share knowing looks, finishing each other's thoughts and making snide comments — like many sisters. But a recent heated argument was unlike any other they've had, and it ended in a most surprising way.
For months, 71-year-old Irma Myers-Santana and her younger sister, Anna Williamson, 69, had been debating who more urgently needed a lung transplant, each wanting the other to go first.