Man asks for help finding kidney for wife, goes viral

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Man asks for help finding kidney for wife, goes viral. Monica Malpass reports during Action News at 4 p.m. on December 28, 2018.

A New York City woman is a step closer to getting a kidney, thanks to her husband's backpack.

Someone photographed a man in Manhattan with a sign taped on his backpack, asking for help for his sick wife, Mylen.

"In need of a kidney for my wife, B positive," the sign read, followed by a phone number.

It was posted on Twitter and went viral.

Even celebrities have shared it.

Now Mylen's phone is ringing off the hook.

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