Wife of Russian Man Killed in Pittsburgh Meets Veteran Who Got His Kidney

Anton Kemaev was touring around the United States when he was shot in the head while sitting in the passenger seat of a car.

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A Russian man who was killed in a drive-by shooting in Pittsburgh last month donated his organs — and the Army National Guard veteran who received his kidney gave an emotional thank-you to the man’s widow. Anton Kemaev was on a travel visa touring around the United States, and was staying with friends in Pittsburgh when he was shot in the head Dec. 19. The 35-year-old fitness trainer was in the passenger seat of a…

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