Lemuel Bradshaw took a job last month as an account representative with the Tissue Center of Central Texas, meaning he liaisons with potential sources of donor tissue, including hospitals, funeral homes, medical examiners and the like.
It’s an issue dear to Bradshaw, now 43, who received a donor heart at Seton Medical Center in October 1999 after his own became enlarged three times its normal size. Doctors had said he’d die without a transplant. He had other plans at the time: He was engaged to be married.
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