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On A (Wholly Untenable) Ledge: Don't Let Jesus Navarro Die

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Abby Zimet

Jesus Navarro, a 35-year-old father, husband and metalworker in Oakland Ca. with private health insurance, needs a new kidney. He waited six years to get to the head of the transplant list, and his wife wants to donate her kidney. But doctors won't do it because he's undocumented. Is there something grotesquely wrong with this picture? Over 130,000 people think so; a petition from Change.org is here.

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