(WAVE) – Many of us use social networking sites to keep up with family and friends, but you don't think of it as a place to find an organ donor.
In July, Buffy Sexton saw a Facebook post about a man who desperately needed a kidney. On Thursday, she'll grant his wish.
Sexton, a Meyzeek Middle School teacher, is going to donate one of her kidneys. The recipient is a man she found out about through on Facebook.
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John Desmond's kidneys were badly damaged while he was battling meningitis. His wife, Tina, made the original Facebook post out of desperation after none of their relatives were a match. Sexton went for testing and found out she was a perfect match for John Desmond.