Dante Sipp has waited eight years for this moment.
"She is my heaven-sent, sent just for me," he said. "We were a perfect match."
Two months after their transplant surgery, they feel like their journey together is just beginning.
"I may be the donor, but I am the recipient of the blessing, " Larrison said. "He’s taught me so much."
Dante & Lauren complete kidney walk
They now want to help others.
According to the National Kidney Foundation, one in six Georgians are living with kidney disease. The areas where cases are the most prevalent are in DeKalb, Fulton and Gwinnett Counties. Those living with the disease may not even know it.
"There are so many ways to bring awareness but I feel like this is such a large group and gathering," Larrison said.
"If people see donations happening they are more encouraged to actually do it themselves," Sipp added.
The two hope their connection helps others.
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