‘Interlaced Fingers’ Traces Roots Of Racial Disparity In Kidney Transplants

Dr. Vanessa Grubbs and Robert Phillips at their wedding in August 2005. Just a few months earlier, when his kidneys were failing, she gave him one of hers.

When Dr. Vanessa Grubbs fell in love with a man whose kidneys were failing, he’d been waiting for a transplant for years. Her book explores the ways racial inequity is embedded in the system.

(Image credit: Courtesy of Vanessa Grubb)

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