Two brothers and a sister: a family confronts kidney disease together

Serge Pisapia suffered from kidney disease and was on dialysis; he was also on the kidney transplant waiting list. His brother Jean-Marc, who found the waiting times extremely long, decided to give Serge one of his kidneys. But tests revealed that Jean-Marc had a small kidney stone, which meant he couldn’t donate a kidney. So their sister Christine decided to give one of her kidneys to Serge, who by then had spent two years on dialysis.

Watch the 10-minute video of the Pisapia’s story