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Woman 'miraculously' finds 'needle-in-a-haystack' liver donor, becomes his wife

Nicole Munda was 29 years old when doctors diagnosed her with a rare liver disease. She needed to find a compatible donor or she'd die in months. Nicole's touching story, how she found more than just a donor at a NASCAR race, is from Squire Rushnell's "Godwink" series. Today, 12 years later, Nicole has excellent health. When I entered the stadium, I was overwhelmed. The sound of the race ca

Nicole Munda was 29 years old when doctors diagnosed her with a rare liver disease. She needed to find a compatible donor or she'd die in months. Nicole's touching story, how she found more than just a donor at a NASCAR race, is from Squire Rushnell's "Godwink" series. Today, 12 years later, Nicole has excellent health. 

When I entered the stadium, I was overwhelmed. The sound of the race cars and 125,000 cheering people lifted my spirits.

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I located my seat. It was next to a man who introduced himself as Jess Coleman.

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As soon as I told him my name, he had a look of concern on his face.

He asked me, "have you found a donor?" I was shocked. How could this stranger know that?

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Jess explained that he rode in a carpool with my mom and that she had talked about me. Wow. What a Godwink!

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I was touched by Jess's kindness. For the next few weeks, we talked on the phone every day.

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Soon we fell in love, and he asked me to marry him.

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We were ready to start a new life, but the doctors said "not so fast." If I didn't find a liver donor, I would die in 6 months.

That's when Jess said, "how about me? I'm family now."

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The odds were many millions to one against his being a match.

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Miraculously Jess tested perfect in every way!

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We soon checked into the Mayo Clinic and had dual surgeries. It was a big success!

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Starting with our meeting in a stadium of 125,000 people, to his being my needle-in-a-haystack donor, I'd say Jess has been my biggest Godwink ever!


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