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New Kidney, New Life

Robert Camero, Kidney Transplant Recipient, 2010

Robert Camero, Kidney Transplant Recipient, 2010

Robert was an active business owner in Laredo, TX when he had to go on dialysis. Not used to having to slow down, dialysis kept Robert tethered to a machine three days a week. “Dialysis was hard. We ended up at the doors of University Transplant Center.” After Robert received his kidney transplant in February, 2010, things have changed for him. “I knew that I had a great family and needed to be around for them. I have become more conscious of my health and my habits. I have taken up road biking and going to the gym more regularly.” Robert feels tremendous gratitude to his donor family. “I could not be able to repay them for what they did.” He tries to live life as a way to say thank you. “I try not to sweat the small stuff. I have become more compassionate. Living peacefully is all I want.” Robert is thankful for the place where it all started. “University Transplant Center is a place where miracles happen.”

 
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