An age gap between donor and recipient is not unusual. But rarely do we have a 55-year-old donate to a 35-year-old!
At the age of 21, Ari decided to swab his cheek at a donor drive that was held at Yeshiva University in August 2001. Seven years later, while pursuing his medical degree from the University of Maryland, Ari received the call that only few people receive. Feelings of excitement and shock lined Ari’s face: “When I got the call, it was like winning the lottery. The odds are so small and to be given an opportunity to save someone’s life made me feel so fortunate.”
Over a decade ago, Marshal Davis, now 31, was a fencer and an aspiring lawyer attending the University of Florida. Two years ago he received a life-altering call from Gift of Life: he was a match for a 5 year old boy.
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