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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - A heart warming event happened in the capitol city on Wednesday: the 2014 Chain of Life Awards.

These awards are presented to living kidney donors who have donated their organs to those in need.

Among Wednesday's recipients, a man who donated his kidney to his childhood best friend and a woman who donated a kidney to her neighbor.

In addition hearing their stories, other donor stories also highlighted during the ceremony.

All awards presented today come from the Arkansas Kidney Disease Commission.

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