More than two decades ago, Modestan Roland Tellez donated a kidney to one of his brothers. About 10 years later, he developed kidney problems himself and had to go on dialysis. But on Jan. 30, he received a kidney transplant and is on the mend.
(Steve Kosko / The Modesto Bee)
More than two decades ago, Modestan Roland Tellez donated a kidney to one of his brothers. About 10 years later, he developed kidney problems himself and had to go on dialysis. But on Jan. 30, he received a kidney transplant and is on the mend. (Steve Kosko / The Modesto Bee)
More than two decades ago, Modestan Roland Tellez donated a kidney to one of his brothers. About 10 years later, he developed kidney problems himself and had to go on dialysis. But on Jan. 30, he received a kidney transplant and is on the mend. (Steve Kosko / The Modesto Bee)

A Gift Returned: It's brother's turn to receive kidney after long illness

February 13, 2009 12:56 AM

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