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Hundreds of Interlaced Fingers

A Kidney Doctor's Search for the Perfect Match

by Vanessa, Grubbs

Hardcover, 261 pages, HarperCollins, List Price: $25.99 |

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Hundreds of Interlaced Fingers
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A Kidney Doctor's Search for the Perfect Match
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Vanessa, Grubbs

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A first book by the physician behind the blog The Nephrologist describes her decision to donate a kidney to a man who is now her husband and the journey that led to her becoming a kidney specialist.

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Dr. Vanessa Grubbs and Robert Phillips at their wedding in August 2005. Just a few months earlier, when his kidneys were failing, she gave him one of hers. Courtesy of Vanessa Grubbs hide caption

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'Interlaced Fingers' Traces Roots Of Racial Disparity In Kidney Transplants

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