If you knew that your chance of receiving a liver transplant before reaching near death was greater in Florida than New York, would you figure out a way to temporarily relocate and leave your home, family, friends, and business to save your life? Well, after much research, that is what my husband, Capt Rob Bellanich, did. READ MORE
UPPER NYACK - Rob Bellanich left his home in this riverfront village and headed to Florida last October. He knew it was his best chance at a lifesaving liver transplant.
A year later, the U.S. Navy veteran's medical odyssey, fueled by New York's dire organ donor shortage and fomented by a pandemic, came full circle. READ MORE