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Your Gift

You have a gift. You actually have around 7-8 gifts that are keeping you alive right now. It doesn’t matter where you think those gifts gave from spiritual or not, once you are done with your gifts you have the ability to give them and save a life. 99 more words

Let the games begin! Celebrating the gift of life in Texas

This weekend marks the start of the Transplant Games of America. For those of you who might not be familiar, it’s a biannual event modeled after the Olympics where anyone who is a living donor or the recipient of a transplant is invited to compete. 546 more words

Your decision saves lives.

Have you ever seen this PSA on TV? If you watch closely, you’ll notice two Team MN-DAK athletes and their families, and team co-manager Jeff, in that DMV lobby. 26 more words

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Athlete Profile: Candy Pagel

Candy received a liver transplant in 2000 at the University of Minnesota Medical Center after being diagnosed with liver cancer in 1999. Her sister, Lori McEvoy, donated 65 percent of her own liver to Candy—it was Minnesota’s first successful adult-to-adult, living donor liver transplant. 63 more words

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Donor Memorial: Phillip McFate

Phillip passed away on April 3, 2014 at the age of 63. He donated his body to the University of Minnesota Anatomy Bequest Program at the Medical School and his corneas to Minnesota Lions Eye Bank. 34 more words

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Donor Memorial: John Caouette

My son, John, was everything a mother would want from a son. I could name so many things about him, but as I said, “everything you would want from a son.” Love, compassion, only to name a few. 39 more words

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