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Rare liver transplant 'a lesson about life and giving'

Living liver recipient John Barnes, 57, left, says goodbye to his son and liver donor, Brian Barnes, in pre-op at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, just before the transplant on Monday, July 11, 2016. Watching is Brian’s girlfriend, Casey Cherry, 24, of the Grand Rapids area. Henry Ford Hospital has performed 93 Living Liver Transplants since beginning to perform the procedure in 2000. The only other medical system performing living liver transplants is the University of Michigan; they’ve performed a total of 19.


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Rare liver transplant 'a lesson about life and giving'