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Just four miles into the storm

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So much is outlook. We cannot view a situation without providing context from what we remember, expect, believe. As I prepare to run 26 miles I always remind myself that four years ago, running ten minutes nonstop was too much. 523 more words

How to Save a Life

No, this is not a post about CPR.  Or about that Fray song.  It’s about becoming an organ donor.  Which, if you live in North Carolina, is surprisingly easy to do. 435 more words

Real Talk

A Heart-felt Thanks to Organ Donors

As I child, I couldn’t imagine being an organ donor. I thought the idea of someone taking something from my loved one—well, frankly disturbing. I argued with my parents, both of whom had chosen to be organ donors, and boldly stated I would not be one. 535 more words

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The cost of kidneys

It’s not infinite as some people might think, given the restricted supply. No, even with black market prices, it’s only about $200,000

We need to make selling organs legal! 99 more words

Life Link of Georgia hosts 'Music for Life'

This weekend, Life Link of Georgia is reminding the community of the need for organ donors with their Music For Life concert.

The big event will be Saturday, August 16 at Forsyth Park. 184 more words

Georgia

WATCH: Wife donates kidney to husband of 30 years

WATCH ABOVE: A Vancouver Island man receives a new start at life thanks to his wife. Elaine Yong has the story.

VANCOUVER – Greta and Terry Picard from Nanaimo have been married for three decades. 389 more words

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