Ottawa man recovers from sixth kidney transplant
Back left to right: Philippe LaFrance, Jules LaFrance, Lise Kingsbury, David LaFrance
Seated on floor, Monique Damus
Receiving a kidney transplant can be a game changer. For people whose kidneys have failed, it's an opportunity to live a normal life again. Ottawa's David LaFrance knows the feeling. At 54, he's had six kidney transplants.Three of them came from his immediate family. He received his most recent transplant earlier this year. The CBC's Rebecca Zandbergen visited David, his three siblings and his father in Kanata earlier this year. David started by telling Rebecca how his kidneys failed when he was just 8 years old.
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