Marine steps up to donate kidney because she saw her fellow Marine's desperate situation

[Marine Sgt. Craig] Santos, an Air Control Squadron 2 aviation supply specialist at the base in Beaufort, had tried Twitter and Craigslist and gotten nothing. He was running out of time. Angela was getting weaker.

Santos put an ad for a kidney donor on a website called

Cpl. Stephanie St. Laurent, a Fighter Attack Squadron 533 jet mechanic, saw the ad and stepped forward.

“A Marine was helpless,” she said after the operation. “His wife was dying and he needed help.”

Read it all from today’s local paper.


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