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McKamy's Gift

What was the last gift you gave? Did you pick it out with care and smile at the image of the intended recipient’s face? Who doesn’t love the anticipation of finding the perfect gift, wrapping it with love and waiting for that moment when it is opened. 240 more words

People

AIDS patients may be allowed to donate organs for transplant

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Organ donations and transplants from HIV/AIDS patients may become more widely available in Taiwan in the near future as the recent meeting between the Ministry of Health and Welfare chief (MHW) and the Taiwan Organ Registry and Sharing Center (TORSC) leaned toward qualifying those with HIV/AIDS as acceptable organ donors and recipients. 337 more words

Asia

Never Let Me Go

When I finished reading Kazuo Ishiguro’s novel Never Let Me Go, I sat still on the sofa and thought about it. I felt unbelievably moved. 539 more words

Reading

One last gift!

I do not want to be immortal

I do not want a life after death

But I would like to see the smile on someone… 75 more words

Life

A desperate woman's quest for a kidney: Inside the underground network of international organ brokers

RAMAT GAN, Israel – Aside from the six-figure price tag, what was striking was just how easy it was for Ophira Dorin to buy a kidney. 1,424 more words

News

Mother says son's tissue donation was rejected because he was gay

DES MOINES, Iowa – A mother in Iowa says she was devastated after the donation of her late son’s eyes was rejected because he was gay. 321 more words

News

Teen's tissue donation denied because he was gay

DES MOINES, Iowa – A mother in Iowa was devastated to learn that her deceased son’s eye donation was rejected, all because he was gay. 304 more words

Health