Malawi: Search For Daughter’s Liver Donor Thrust Charlie Fiske Into A Lifetime Of Service
WBUR, Boston, Massachusetts
Ever since his infant daughter Jamie was given a second chance to live more than 30 years ago, Charlie Fiske, formerly of Bridgewater, has felt compelled to give back.
As a young father, Fiske led the search for a liver donor for Jamie, back before organ banks existed. His efforts are credited with the creation of the National Organ Transplant Bank.
Now 68 years old and fresh off a stint in the Peace Corps, Fiske joined WBUR’s Morning Edition to talk about the catalyst that thrust him into a lifetime of service, and put his daughter into the national spotlight.
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