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North Iowa friends participate in a 'kidney swap'

MASON CITY, Iowa – Friendship is taking on a whole new meaning for two north Iowa men.

Cory Redeker and Ed Mikkelsen have been friends for the past 6 years. 287 more words


Embracing Donating

A P.E. teacher at a local Elementary where my cousin teaches needs a kidney.  She was just diagnosed with Polycystic Kidney Disease, (PKD).  She needs a transplant.  257 more words

Christmas Wishes

This Christmas, we find ourselves wishing for a lot. We wish for Jim to receive a new heart, and be returned to good health. We wish for his family to sleep peacefully, without the constant worry that has been plaguing them for two years. 57 more words

One Life Being Honored For Saving Seven

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Seven years ago, family and friends said goodbye to Jordan Brown after he was murdered. But, it was his actions while alive that allowed others to live through his organ donation. 296 more words


Young organ donor's family receives thanks from San Francisco 49ers

A Green Bay family received a gift today honoring their son’s generous gift of life.

When 12-year old Ty VanKilsdonk died unexpectedly from an asthma attack in August, his father says the community lost a wonderful young man. 356 more words


Help fulfill Christmas wish for Utah teen waiting for Gift of Hope

Meet Austin Hulse. He’s 19 years old and was born with congenital heart disease.

He was treated with medication until he was put on the transplant list four years ago. 301 more words


Man's Death Saved 7 Lives

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A man was shot and killed in July 2007, but his death ended up saving seven people’s lives.

Jordan Taylor Brown was murdered on his way home from a basketball game with friends three weeks after his 21st birthday on July 30, 2007. 99 more words