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Long Island man finds kidney donor thanks to love connection

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This is a love story made possible thanks to a life-saving kidney transplant.

Matthew Botchler, 38, was in Stage 5 renal and kidney failure and was quickly running out of time when a childhood connection gave him a new lease on life.

Botchler and his fiancee, Megan McIver and their lifesaver Alexandria Lawson, calling in from Houston, talked about how Botchler got his vital transplant.

For more on Botchler's kidney transplant campaign, click here.