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Ronald Lee Herrick

Ronald Lee Herrick (AP Photo)
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June 29, 2018 "I learned about Richard and Ronald's transplant story a few years ago. I am a distant "cousin" exploring my geneology and stumbled upon the amazing story. I am so proud to share this as part of my family history. My Dad was Robert Herrick. The similarities are uncanny. He loved Math but became an Architect instead of a math teacher. Patience of a saint when it came to helping me with homework. He also had a beautiful voice and sang in the church choir all his life. I was born in 1955 in Minnesota and have four sons. Two of my sons look almost identical to Richard and Robert. We are unmistakenly related. I love to share this story of my not-so-distant "uncles"." - Elizabeth Herrick-Ostapiuk (Santa Maria, CA)
April 05, 2018 "So sad to hear of his passing He wand his aunt and Uncle were good friends of my dad, Charles Jobes from Northboro, MA He was my math/science teacher in junior high school. I did a sketch portrate of him at that time. Don't ever know if he liked it?
He sure was a blessing to his brother and his family. I have been blessed to have known him and never forgot him.

sincerely, Judith (Jobes) Emmons

PS, also knew his Aunt and Uncle moved to Barre, MA and My husband and I did also after we were married. in 1965" - Judith (Jobes) Emmons (Burlington, NC)
April 03, 2013 "I am touched by reading about Ronald, who ventured into an unknown field at that time. His selfless love and determination to do what is right has only inspired me to trust my doctors as I am about to donate my kidney to my wife." - Ronald O'Brien (Pune India)
November 26, 2012 ""The greatest joy on earth is to LOVE and BE LOVED" and Loving your brother, sister, Mother, Father is saintly." - Susan Thurwachter (Scottsdale, AZ)
January 09, 2011 "The One Miracle Celebration of Life Foundation sends its condolences. May God Bless you and your family." - Mike Jones (Los Angeles, CA)
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Obituary for Ronald Lee Herrick
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Ronald Lee Herrick, who donated a kidney to his dying twin brother 56 years ago in what's recognized as the world's first...
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