Man in need of transplant builds 7-foot kidney out of snow to raise awareness

March 6, 2015 2:16 PM

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Man in need of transplant builds 7-foot kidney out of snow to raise awareness

A Minnesota man in need of a kidney transplant has constructed a 7-foot-tall replica of the organ made out of snow in his front yard.

Jim Gorbunow, 43, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes as a child, which led to a kidney and pancreas transplant 15 years ago. The goal of his snow model is to raise awareness not just for himself, but for others as well, he said.

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