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A Giving Nature Endures Through Donation

Javier Nuñez was a big man with a big heart — as big as all outdoors. “He cared a lot about his family and friends and helped them any way he could,” his younger sister, Angie Merryman, recalls. 400 more words

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What if this is a never-ending battle?

Is this really happening? Was it seriously naïve of me to think things would be exponentially different after transplant? The past few days have made me think, “What if this is a never-ending battle? 484 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

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What if Your Dreams Could Be Fulfilled After You Died?

I came across a story today that really touched my heart because it reminded me just how insane this world can be.  One moment you could be alive and kicking, the next you could be dead and only a memory to those you leave behind.  269 more words


National Donate Life Month

April is National Donate Life Month!

Did you know?
- There are currently over 121,955 people waiting for an organ.
- An average of 18 people will die each day waiting for an organ. 72 more words

Transplant. Day #1

After FIVE long years in the making, he hit the home run and made it out of surgery ALIVE and well!!   21 more words

The lung and winding road

OK I thought this title was kind of a cute play on the title of the Beatles song…(yes, I “borrowed” it from an article in a medical journal, see link below). 228 more words

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