Math teacher to donate kidney to his student with rare disorder

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A high school teacher is making an impact on a lasting impact on a student that will literally save his life.

Eddie McCarthy, a teacher at Whitmer High School in Toledo, Ohio, is set to donate a kidney to his student Roman McCormick, 15, this week.

Roman was born with branchiootorenal/branchiootic (BOR/BO) syndrome, a ‘rare genetic condition that can affect the growth and development of the neck’, ears and kidneys, according to the National Kidney Foundation.

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