Uber driver donates kidney to passenger he just met

Uber driver donates kidney to passenger he just met

He definitely got a five-star rating for this service!

Uber driver donates kidney to passenger going to dialysis
MOZCO Mateusz Szymanski/iStock

There are very few things that a passenger using a lift service or an employee of the service could do to deserve a severely poor rating.

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Unless you are genuinely a terrible person and turn the ride into chaos, you should be able to get away with a four-star or five-star rating.

Some drivers will go above and beyond the expected services and might even improve your entire life!

Uber driver Tim Letts is a 33-year-old army veteran who was working in New Jersey two years ago.

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While working in a very different area from his usual spots, he got the lift request from Bill Sumiel who was on his way home from a dialysis appointment.

As the two struck up a conversation, Bill shared that he needed a kidney transplant after suffering kidney failure because of diabetes.

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They continued the process by testing whether or not they were a match - and it turns out they were!

From there it was smooth sailing as they had a very successful operation at Christiana Hospital and Bill was given a new lease on life thanks to his new friend.

Uber driver donates kidney to passenger receiving dialysis
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Since the operation happened over a year ago, Letts has moved to Germany, but the two lifelong friends have stayed in touch and plan to do so for the rest of their lives.

This is exactly the kind of wholesome story we all could use on a Monday.

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Main image courtesy of MOZCO Mateusz Szymanski/iStock

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