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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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