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Seaford parents discuss kidney donations to twin sons

  For most of their childhood, Seaford twins Alan and Brian Leavy have suffered from a rare disease that damaged their kidneys, limited their diets and left them unable to compete on their beloved St. Williams Sharks swimming team.

That prognosis changed when their father, Brian De Vale, gave a kidney to Alan last March. Three weeks ago, their mother, Evette Leavy, did the same for Brian during operations at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center in Manhattan.

At the hospital Wednesday, the 14-year-olds who will soon be freshmen at Seaford High School wanted to talk mainly about the junk food they crave.

>> Read Pervaiz Shallwani's full story

 

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