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Kemoeatu brothers grow closer through kidney transplant

In anticipation of this week's Baltimore Ravens-Pittsburgh Steelers AFC North battle, Brendon Ayanbadejo recently caught up with Ma'ake and Chris Kemoeatu. Brendon and Ma'ake were teammates on the Ravens. Chris, Ma'ake's brother, was a longtime Steeler. The teams are fierce rivals, but this is a story about how a bond between brothers became tighter through a health crisis. Ma'ake...
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October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Kemoeatu Brothers Talk About Kidney Transplant On The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Former Pittsburgh Steelers guard Chris Kemoeatu and his brother, former Baltimore Ravens defensive tackle Ma’ake Kemoeatu, made an appearance Wednesday on The Ellen DeGeneres Show to talk about their recent kidney transplant surgeries. Ma’ake, the oldest of the two, donated one of his kidneys to Chris, who had been battling kidney disease. The surgery took […] Video: Kemoeatu...
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October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL News: Baltimore Raven retires so he can save a life

Former Baltimore Raven retires to donate his kidney to former Pittsburgh Steeler, reports Juliet Linderman of the Associated Press.With everything negative going on in today’s NFL, hearing an uplifting story like this can be a breath of fresh air for anyone who reads it.  It’s definitely felt that way for me as I’m about to write it.  This article isn’t going to talk about...
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September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Former NFL Player Quit Football to Donate Kidney

We need these feel-good stories every once in a while. Former defensive tackle Ma’ake Kemoeatu, who played nine seasons in the NFL with three teams, held a press conference with his brother and another former NFL player Chris Kemoeatu. It wasn’t your run-of-the-mill press conference either. Chris & Ma'ake Kemoeatu laugh with @UMMC Dr. Matthew Weir. Ma'ake donated a kidney...
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September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Raven donates kidney to brother, ex-Steeler

BALTIMORE (AP) On the field, their ex-teams are huge NFL rivals. Off the field, brothers Ma'ake (May-ah-kay) Kemoeatu (Kee-mo-ee-ah-tu), an ex-Baltimore Raven, and Chris Kemoeatu, an ex-Pittsburgh Steeler, are closer than close. When Chris' pro football career was cut short because he needed a kidney transplant, his older brother, whose organ was good match, quit the Ravens and...
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September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Raven donates kidney to brother, ex-Steeler

BALTIMORE (AP) On the field their teams may be rivals, but off the field, brothers Ma'ake (May-ah-kay) and Chris Kemoeatu (Kee-mo-ee-ah-tu)-one a former Baltimore Raven, the other an ex-Pittsburgh Steeler- are closer than close. They share a lifelong love of football, an alma mater and now, a pair of kidneys. Ma'ake Kemoeatu, a former nose tackle for the Ravens, donated a kidney...
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September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Steelers G Chris Kemoeatu Gets New Kidney From Older Brother

Former Pittsburgh Steelers guard Chris Kemoeatu now has a new kidney thanks to his older brother, former Baltimore Ravens nose tackle Ma’ake Kemoeatu. According to reports, the procedure was performed last month at the University of Maryland Surgical Center in Baltimore and a Wednesday afternoon press conference is scheduled with the doctors and the two […] Former Steelers G...
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September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Replacing A Championship Roster – Chris Kemoeatu To Ramon Foster

The Pittsburgh Steelers have experienced an uncommon amount of roster turnover over the last few seasons, which just so happened to coincide with consecutive years without a postseason berth. As a result, we’re finding an unusual amount of new faces in the starting lineup compared just to last season, when the season before already introduced […] Replacing A Championship Roster...
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June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Ramon Foster A Natural Leader

Pittsburgh Steelers former undrafted offensive lineman Ramon Foster has managed to find his way into the starting lineup, one way or another, since his rookie season in 2009, when he started four games in place of the injured Chris Kemoeatu. In his second season, he took over the starting right guard spot late in the […] Ramon Foster A Natural Leader is a post from: Steelers Depot...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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