Douglas Wayne Shanks Biography

Updated On Jul 17, 2019 Published On May 14, 2017
Facts of Douglas Wayne Shanks
Date of Birth: 1959 , April-8
Birth Nation: United States
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Douglas and Diana Williams got married on November 30, 1985, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The couple dated for quite a long time before deciding to take their relationship to the next level.

Diana confessed that her family is going through hard times back in 2015 as Douglas was diagnosed with a rare kidney defect, a medical condition which needs urgent stem cell transplant surgery. The time was very painful and tiring for the whole family including his children, as Douglas had to go through many dialysis routines and his beloved wife Diana had to search and wait for a donor’s healthy kidney.

In the long wait, Douglas found a donor who was ready for the transplant, which took a long time but was successful. Later, the concerned doctors discovered that Douglas’ body was not responding to the new donor kidney and was rejecting the organ.

After the prolonged surgeries adding some stressful times, Douglas is now on his way to good health and is recovering very quickly. With all the troubles, Douglas and his family have gone through, the family still stays together.

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Douglas was born


Douglas Wayne Shanks born on April 8, 1959, in Nashville, Tennessee. He is ethnically white and is American by nationality. He was born to Angeline Adair Sizemore and Carroll Dean Shanks.

Douglas and Diana get Marriaged


Douglas and Diana got married in a Catholic style marriage on November 30, 1985, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida after seeing each other for a long time, and have three children together. 

The Hardship in the family


The happy go lucky Diana confessed that her family is going through hard times since, the year 2015 as the couple and children are struggling, after the diagnosis of Douglas who is a medical anomaly and is in urgent need of a stem cell transplant surgery – Kidney Transplant. 

First Child


Laura Sutton Shanks' was born to Douglas Wayne and Diana on December 23, 1987, in Boston, Massachusetts in the United States and have been through tough times together as a family keeping every member healthy.


Second Child


Nathaniel Taylor Shanks' was born on December 25, 1990, to Douglas and Diana in Boston, Massachusetts in the United States. Nathaniel later got badly injured in an accident just after the recovery of his father.

Third Child


Amy Adair Shanks' was born to Douglas and Diana on February 19, 1992, New York, in the United States. Amy along with the rest of the members went through many troubles adding her brother, Nathaniel to the hospitalized list because he got badly injured from his head downwards. Amy helped take care of her brother – Nathaniel.