June 15, 2012
Special Photo Stewart Reese Jr. poses for a photograph with his daughter Bernita Reese, just days before she donated her kidney to him.
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For 43 years, Bishop Stewart Reese Jr. led Bethesda Cathedral in Decatur. His sermons typically ran about 40 minutes. But when his kidneys started to fail, so did his preaching. Seven minutes was about as long as he could last, he said.. "I didn't have any energy at all,"