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I'm inspired by U-Kiss - becoming a organ donor

So as I stated in my first post on here I am looking to become a organ donor so that my organs can be given to someone after I have passed away if it ever comes to that point. 897 more words

Right Now

There’s been a lot of talk (again) about “presumed consent” (also known as opting out – where everyone is presumed to be an organ donor, until they say no), with famous composer David Foster becoming a public advocate. 141 more words

What do you say to a grieving mother?

It is hard to comprehend the sudden loss of a child,

While seconds stretch like a chasm between then and now,

There is no respite in time, no minute that pauses for breath in grief, 145 more words


After life-saving kidney donation, cousins honored with heroes rail journey

A 3-year-old Superior, Wisconsin, boy and his 22-year-old cousin are more than just family.

Two years ago, Brett Beattie saved young Jackson Beattie’s life. Jackson was born with a chronic kidney disease that affected his kidney development, and after attempts to find a matching donor, Brett Beattie, who was a match, donated his kidney to his then 1-year-old cousin. 474 more words


535 Days on the Waiting List

Ellis, Jim and Marah’s beautiful daughter, posted a simple message to the Jim’s Hearts Facebook page a few days ago. It said “532 Days on the waiting list”, together with a cheerful picture of red hearts. 136 more words

To the Person Who has My Heart

To the person who has my heart:
you will never be the same.
You and I are different,
but my heart pumps your blood through your veins. 260 more words


BBC Somerset Radio Interview 20/09/14

Today I went on the Charlie Taylor show on BBC Somerset radio to give an update on my wait for a liver transplant. I have been on the show twice before and will be regularly featured (every two months or so) to talk about life on the list so listeners will be able to hear what life is really like for someone waiting for a transplant. 106 more words

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