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Albert Haynesworth In \'Dire Need\' Of Kidney Donor

Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:05 pm
by RealGM Wiretap

Albert Haynesworth is suffering from kidney failure and has taken to Instagram to announce that he is in \"dire need\" of a donor for a transplant.

The 38-year-old former defensive tackle last played in the NFL with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2011.

\"Well, this is hard for me to say, but my doctors said I should reach out to my family, friends and fans,\" Haynesworth wrote. \"Some of you may know I\'ve been battling kidney disease for a few years ... now the time has come family, friends and fans, I\'m in dire need of a kidney ... mine have finally failed me on July 7 2019. It\'s hard to believe from being a professional athlete to only 8 season in retirement that my body has taken another major blow.

\"First with the brain aneurysm 3 seasons out of the NFL to now my kidneys failing me,\" the post continued. \"But the bright side of this latest ordeal I can ask for help by asking for someone to generously donate a kidney. If you are interested in giving this precious gift please call Vanderbilt at 615-936-0695 and hit option 2. GOD BLESS thank you for your prayers and thanks for sharing this message.\"

Via Turron Davenport/ESPN