09/14/2011 09:09 am ET Updated Nov 14, 2011

Evanston Social Worker Fears Termination After Donating Kidney

Instead of giving Jewel cashier Myra de la Vega his Preferred Card, Evanston resident Dan Coyne gave her a kidney.

Now, he may lose his job because of his generosity.

On Tuesday, after receiving the Spirit of Evanston award, Coyne told a crowd of more than 200 that he was meeting with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel today to discuss his future employment with Chicago Public Schools. He said he wasn't sure if he'll still be employed due to violating the school's residency policy, which came to light last year.

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