South Carolina Husband and Wife Participate in Unique Transplant Experience

April 11, 2019, 10:52 am EST | Share:

CHARLESTON, SC (FOX 24 NEWS NOW) – It’s a classic example of paying it forward. But what makes this situation unique is that the gift involved life-saving organs.

There are currently more than 113-thousand people waiting for an organ. About 36-thousand transplants were performed in 2018.

Jeff Bailey desperately needed a kidney transplant and his wife Raejean wanted to give him one of hers, but she wasn’t a match.

What happens next became the first of its kind in South Carolina.

Jeff Bailey joined us in-studio to tell us all about his miraculous journey.