Bobbie Callaway’s Newly Released “You Only Need One” is a Heartwarming True Story About a Breakthrough Live Kidney Donation Between First Cousins

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“You Only Need One” from Christian Faith Publishing author Bobbie Callaway is a memorable account of a risky live kidney transplant operation that took place thirty-four years ago between the author and her first cousin David, back when such things were rare, but if successful, would not only save a life but change the medical scene in the organ donation field, opening up a whole new avenue for other miracles in future.

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“You Only Need One”: an engaging, lighthearted memoir of a live kidney donation. “You Only Need One” is the creation of published author Bobbie Callaway, a married grandmother, avid golfer, and retired educator from South Carolina.

Callaway shares, “‘You Only Need One’ is a touching and humorous true story of a live kidney donation between two first cousins, thirty-five years ago. Bobbie and her cousin David were the first cousin team to successfully participate in what was considered by the Johns Hopkins University Hospital and nationwide medical community as an experimental yet tremendously exciting endeavor. Their dual surgeries opened up an entirely new avenue of potential kidney donors. Prior to 1984, there were very few live transplants, and only between siblings or parents.
During this season of their lives, Bobbie Callaway was the owner and principal of a successful private school in Acton, Massachusetts, a single mother of four daughters, and a competitive golfer. Her cousin David was vice president of a prestigious bank in Maryland, a divorced father, and a proficient sailor, struggling with life-threatening kidney failure.
You will enjoy reading about their unusual relationship and individual spiritual growth as they maneuver their lives through months of extensive testing and preparation, risky surgeries and recoveries, the power of prayer; plus God’s mini-miracles that insured His presence throughout the experience.”

Published by Christian Faith Publishing, Bobbie Callaway’s new book is a remarkable true story that not only illustrates a ground-breaking event in live kidney donations but also highlights the positive ripple effects of being a cheerful, compassionate giver.

Callaway shares her story with the heartfelt prayer that others will be encouraged to save a friend or family member by sharing the gift of life.

View a synopsis of “You Only Need One” on YouTube.

Consumers can purchase “You Only Need One” at traditional brick & mortar bookstores, or online at, Apple iTunes store, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or inquiries about “You Only Need One”, contact the Christian Faith Publishing media department at 866-554-0919.

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