Paramedic Pete Amato, right, and his brother Greg Amato, left, wheel Melanie Chirichella into Stony Brook University Hospital on Saturday. Pete Amato navigated through whiteout conditions during Saturday’s blizzard to take her nearly 20 miles to the hospital to receive a kidney transplant which she had been waiting for about a year and a half.
Paramedic Pete Amato, right, and his brother Greg Amato, left, wheel Melanie Chirichella into Stony Brook University Hospital on Saturday. Pete Amato navigated through whiteout conditions during Saturday’s blizzard to take her nearly 20 miles to the hospital to receive a kidney transplant which she had been waiting for about a year and a half. Michael Beck Stony Brook Hospital via AP
Paramedic Pete Amato, right, and his brother Greg Amato, left, wheel Melanie Chirichella into Stony Brook University Hospital on Saturday. Pete Amato navigated through whiteout conditions during Saturday’s blizzard to take her nearly 20 miles to the hospital to receive a kidney transplant which she had been waiting for about a year and a half. Michael Beck Stony Brook Hospital via AP

Medics battle blizzard to make transplant happen

January 26, 2016 6:33 PM

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