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Liver Donor Marries the Woman Whose Life He Saved: ‘It Was the Best Decision I Ever Made’

Liver Donor Marries the Woman Whose Life He Saved: ‘It Was the Best Decision I Ever Made’

When Christopher Dempsey donated half his liver to a stranger, he never could have imagined that the woman whose life he saved would end up becoming his wife.

In January 2015, Dempsey overheard a work colleague mention that his cousin, Heather Krueger, was suffering from autoimmune hepatitis, a disorder that attacked her liver. She had a 50 percent chance of surviving the next two months and needed a liver transplant.

“I remember thinking that if I was in that situation, I would want someone to help me or my family,” Dempsey, 38, tells People. “I decided to get tested.”

He underwent blood work,

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