Youth minister needs new kidney

A youth minister and chaplain in Bridgeport is asking for the community's help to find him a new kidney. Jose Ortiz says he has been

Jose Ortiz says he has been sick and on dialysis for more than a year since his kidneys failed.

Jose Ortiz says he has been sick and on dialysis for more than a year since his kidneys failed. (3/27/15)

BRIDGEPORT - A youth minister and chaplain in Bridgeport is asking for the community's help to find him a new kidney. 

Jose Ortiz says he has been sick and on dialysis for more than a year since his kidneys failed.

He's been on a waiting list for a transplant ever since.

Doctors say potential kidney donors need to have blood type O to match Ortiz.

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