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Man Desperate to Save Wife, Carries Cardboard Sign Asking for Kidney

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A man desperate to save his wife's life is now relying on the help of a perfect stranger. When doctors told Danny Clay he wasn't a good match and couldn't give his wife one of his kidneys, he took it upon himself to widen the search. Danny Clay's wife is in the final stages of renal failure. Right now she's not healthy enough to be on a transplant waiting list. So in a race against precious time, Danny is doing something, and doing it a little differently. On any given day, you can find people holding signs, taking to the streets somewhere. Protesters wanting change, the homeless looking for money. This man wants something entirely different.

It's a full time job for Danny Clay. Several days a week, you can find him walking up and down Jefferson Street wearing a sign, searching for a kidney donor for his wife Sarah. Today, she went with him.

Sarah's in the final stages of renal failure. It's been more than a 10 year battle. Her high blood pressure first caused kidney failure in 2003. 3 years later, she underwent a kidney transplant, but it didn't work. Since then she's had 2 mini-strokes and relying on regular dialysis treatments, but Danny is not giving up.

For the last 3 months, Danny's come out there and so far he hasn't had any luck, but he's creating a lot of attention.

It's a hope that he holds onto. That maybe, just maybe tomorrow will be the day. Danny said he actually got the idea from a local news story he saw a while back, someone setting out to do the same thing.

Danny can be reached 615.586.7942.

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