Man who built giant snow kidney to raise awareness finds match

March 25, 2015 1:26 PM

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Man who built giant snow kidney to raise awareness finds match

The Minnesota man who built a 7-foot-tall kidney out of snow in his front yard while waiting for news of a potential organ match has undergone transplant surgery.

Jim Gorbunow, 44, was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes and needed a replacement for the kidney he received 15 years ago. After a year and hundreds of potential matches falling through, Gorbunow underwent surgery on March 21, MyFoxTwinCities.com reported. A sign that reads “Jim God His Kidney!” has rep...

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