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After brush with celebrity, Kidney Walk for Nancy Shirey [Ellicott City]

This weekend, Ellicott City resident Nancy Shirey will participate in the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland's 13th annual Greater Baltimore Kidney Walk on Sunday, April 19, at Camden Yards. For Shirey, it's a cause that hits close to home. In October, she became a kidney transplant donor for her brother-in-law Bob. Due to complications, the surgery was rescheduled two times before the successful operation took place on Oct. 5 at University of Maryland Medical Center. The cancellation of the first surgery led Shirey to a chance encounter with one of her favorite sports celebrities. When checking her medical charts moments before surgery, Shirey's doctors were alarmed...