Husband's kidney gives wife second chance at life

Mrs Saras Adiya successfully underwent a transplant with her husband N. Arumugam's kidney last December. The couple are looking forward to celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary next month.
Mrs Saras Adiya successfully underwent a transplant with her husband N. Arumugam's kidney last December. The couple are looking forward to celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary next month.ST PHOTO: JASMINE CHOONG

Couple able to celebrate 40 years of marriage after years of anguish over woman's illness

On Feb 14, Mr N. Arumugam gave his wife, Mrs Saras Adiya, a big hug.

Since they got married 40 years ago, his gift for her each Valentine's Day had usually been jewellery or flowers.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 28, 2019, with the headline 'Husband's kidney gives wife second chance at life'. Print Edition | Subscribe