‘Gift of life’ helped save her husband



I recently saw the news article in The Acorn, “Oak Park resident celebrates successful transplants.” The article was positive and uplifting not only giving a good outcome for Oak Park resident, Shirley Pirozzi, but also supplying informative information regarding organ/tissue awareness and donation.
In September 2009 my 55-yearold husband was diagnosed with hepatopulmonary syndrome, a rare lung illness caused by end-stage liver disease. This syndrome causes shortness of breath and l...

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