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Former Ravens Player Gives Kidney to His Steeler Brother

BALTIMORE, Md. — On the field, their ex-teams are huge NFL rivals.

Off the field, brothers Ma’ake Kemoeatu, an ex-Baltimore Raven, and Chris Kemoeatu, an ex-Pittsburgh Steeler, are closer than close. 654 more words


Donor Testing, Part Deux, Clearing the Second Set of Hurdles

In the beginning of April, I finally got the news that my urine results were normal. I had “passed” the first round of tests. But then it seemed, the more tests I did, the more things they found that could be a problem, which created more tasks/test for me to do in order to get cleared. 712 more words

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We Are Family [Movie Trailer] | Buy DVD & Get Book For Free | Living Kidney Donor

‘We Are Family’ was co written and executive produced by Dela Idowu, author of the book ‘More Than A Match’  (an intriguing and informative book detailing Dela and her families experiences with the process of being a potential living kidney donor and to raise more awareness in the BME (Black Minority Ethic) community where there are increased shortage of donors), a Director of Gift of Living Donation (GOLD) and a committee member of the Guy’s and St Thomas’ Kidney Patients’ Association. 467 more words



Sixteen years ago today I donated a kidney to my Dad. I am not looking for kudos because believe me, it was not a selfless act! 666 more words


Donor Testing

My first round of testing was an all day event. I was mailed a packet from the transplant center that had a list of tasks for me to complete, and when I was done, I was to meet with them. 679 more words

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Scattering C.J.

With the sudden and tragic death of Robin Williams last month there have been a lot of stories circulating by media and internet recently regarding suicide.  1,412 more words


Finding the Donor

Eight people contacted me with offers to donate. I directed all of them to UCSF’s transplant page, where there was a health history survey for them to fill out. 767 more words

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