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Deerfield synagogue helps local man seeking kidney
BY NATASHA WASINSKI For Sun-Times Media | @NatWaz December 6, 2013 1:55PM
Rolling Stones fan Gary Greenberg, and his wife, Marti, have had one rock song running through their heads lately: “You Can’t Always Get What You Want.”
“But if you try sometimes you just might find you get what get what need,” Mick Jagger continues to croon in the tune.
he lyrics resonate with the Deerfield couple now like never before. At 73, Gary Greenberg is on the verge of kidney failure and is in dire need of a live organ transplant.
None of his immediate family members are a viable donor.
So another line from a ’60s classic comes to mind: “I’m gonna try with a little help from my friends.”
After her husband’s diagnosis Oct. 28, Marti Greenberg sprung into action, sending an SOS email to notify friends and family across the country about his condition …