Series: The Montvale Muse


Episode 11: The butterfly effect of altruism

Howard Eisenstadter tells the story of how he survived a brain aneurysm, then decided to donate a kidney to a complete stranger.

Podcast overview

Howard Eisenstadter survived a brain aneurysm, miraculously without losing any cognitive or physical abilities. Then he put himself on a donor list to donate one of his kidneys - to a complete stranger. Listen to Howard's inspiring story about the power of altruism, the emotional moment when he met the woman who received his kidney, and how his selfless act changed the lives of an entire family.

And to wrap up the episode, hear the recipient's own words about how receiving the kidney saved her life and how she now considers Howard her brother.

You can listen via Apple podcastsStitcher, or Google PlayYou can also listen to past episodes on the series homepage




Joe DeProspero

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