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Good Samaritan Lindsey, sick Gavin and girlfriend Ally.

Gavin Finch of Kansas City, Missouri, was perfectly healthy until, at age 20, he found out he was dying.

Gavin had a rare disease and his kidneys were failing. Dialysis was the only thing keeping him alive. He needed a new kidney, and fast.

Desperate, Gavin's girlfriend Ally Braymer posted a tweet hoping to find a match: "My boyfriend needs a kidney. Blood type is A+. Retweet to spread the word."

Lindsey Edwards was scrolling through Twitter when she just happened to see Ally's tweet. "I'm like, 'I'm A+,'" Lindsey recalled thinking. "'I should give him a call.'"

Bear in mind, Lindsey had never met Gavin, Ally, or any of their family members. But as soon as she saw the tweet, she knew she had to give him a second chance a life.

Give until you feel it and then keep on giving until you don’t feel it.
- D. L. Moody

"You didn't know me before you decided to donate a piece of your body to me, and that blows my mind," Gavin wrote in a heartfelt Facebook post after the successful surgery. "Your compassion is unmatched... A lifetime of trying to repay you wouldn't be enough. Thank you."

"I have a theory that selflessness and bravery aren't all that different." - Veronica Roth

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