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Cole_2Jazz and blues singer Natalie Cole learned that a fan’s love can go a long way after receiving a new kidney after a family offered the perfect biological match of their recently deceased loved one.

“Having heard of Ms. Cole’s need for a kidney, the family asked that one of their loved one’s kidneys be transplanted to Ms. Cole if they were a match,” Mone said.

“Directed organ donations are rare, and rarer still are those directed to someone not related to or known personally by the deceased,” he said.

The donor will remain anonymous until the family gives permission for the name to be made public.

Natalie Cole’s been suffering with Hepatitis C for several years.

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