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Spanky's Story


Richard "Spanky" Chapman had a dream to be a Police Officer & change lives. He succeeded in that, however, not before losing his partner's life and almost his own. Now in retirement, he reflects back on the adventures, good and bad. This story is meant to be an inspiration to those awaiting transplant and the life longevity that can be achieved by taking care of your transplant & ALWAYS taking your medicines. Even when you feel better.... NEVER STOP! He is post-transplant liver, 13 years & post-transplant kidney, 9 years and still going strong! The moral of his story, NEVER GIVE UP!

Page updated: September 26th, 2012