Thanks to his heart recipient, Rhonda Lucas, she got the chance.
Vanderbilt staff pays tribute to his heroism with Honor Walk
The transplant team surgical technician found herself on the other side of the table as a kidney and pancreas transplant recipient. It transformed her life.
“A brighter future is around the corner and I’m so grateful for Renee. I truly love her like my sister and I’ve always wanted a sister.”
There was singing. There were hugs. There was laughter. There were tears.
She is lauded for "going the extra mile." She says that's the Vanderbilt way.
Olivia Neufelder sang from her heart to her dying patient, and millions of people all over the world shared the video. Here's the story behind the song, and what the 24-year-old Vanderbilt nurse's reaction has been to her fame.