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Be a hero, be an organ donor, says Windsor man

Thirty-five years ago, an unknown grieving family became heroes to Dennis Segatto.

He got a life-saving kidney, and because of that, got the chance to meet his wife Niva two years later and together have a child, Bianca, who is now 29. 557 more words


Medicine Hat resident — a double-lung transplant recipient — reminds Albertans to commit to organ donating

Terry Sawchuk says his double-lung transplant in Edmonton back in March 2011 saved his life.

After suffering from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis – a disease that causes scaring in the lungs so severe it makes it nearly impossible for patients to breathe – Sawchuk says he wanted “to turn a negative into a positive” by telling people his donated lungs saved his life. 244 more words

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Happy 34th Birthday Todd Sato

Todd Shigeru Sato would have been 34 years old today. He passed away on June 27, 2009 due to failing heart which he had received just 10 years earlier. 276 more words


New Life on Easter Sunday

On Good Friday, April 6, 2007, Ryan Joseph Landers was severely injured in a head-on car accident on a two-lane road near Springfield, Ill. The 19-year-old automotive technology student was on his way to work, riding in his pride and joy — a 2000 Honda Civic SI. 435 more words

Organ Donation

A Creed to Live By

by Unknown Author

Don’t undermine your worth by comparing yourself with others,
It is because we are different that each of us is special.

Don’t set your goals by what other people deem important, 237 more words

Real-life stories of ultimate sacrifice grace Donate Life Month event

Colorful and emotional stories of people who have given of themselves so that others might live were told April 14 during an annual Franciscan St. Anthony Health – Crown Point observance of National Donate Life Month. 230 more words

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Registered organ donors save lives

I became ill at the age of 23. If it wasn’t for the donor family in 1979, I would not have had the family I have now with marriage and a child. 316 more words