Outer Banks Co-Worker Donates Kidney

By Phyllis Hicks  |  The Outer Banks Voice |  April 12, 2016

Fletcher O’Neal was shocked when his former work colleague Emilie Burrus Mason offered to donate one of her kidneys so that he could live. The two islanders underwent transplant surgery March 8 in Norfolk General Hospital, and both are recovering nicely. They are not related and, other than having worked together for the NCDOT Ferry Division in the Ocracoke office, did not have much contact before the momentous decision…

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