While legends of transplant surgery date back as far as the second Century, the reality of transferring organs from one body to another is less than 50 years old. We follow a father and daughter kidney donor and recipient, and examine the strange spiritual relationship organ recipients have with the deceased donors to whom they owe their lives.
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