The gift that keeps on living
A special bond: A college baseball coach donates a kidney to his father
Mickey Giarratano cries easily these days. He admits to it as a kind of apology, though none is needed. But Mickey is from an older generation, one that prides itself on controlling its emotions, and so he feels the need to explain why his voice wavers and stops several times over the course of a 15-minute phone conversation.
Mickey is 80 years old. He had kidney-transplant surgery on July 11, making history as the oldest transplant patient in the history of Denver's Porter ...
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