Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Monday, November 19, 2012

Helping an Ex

From the Huffington Post:

Su Dan, 32, of China, gave part of herself -- literally -- to her former ex-husband, Tian Xinbing, 39, when she donated a portion of her liver to him.

Dan and Xinbing divorced in July after 10 years of marriage. Two months later, Xinbing was diagnosed with liver cancer and late-stage cirrhosis. After learning that her ex was tenth on the donor waiting list, Dan offered to donate part of her liver.

In China, though, the law states that only blood relatives and spouses are eligible to give living organ donations, so the pair remarried in August.

Read more here.


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