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Organ Donation

Eight years ago, my oldest sister was given the gift of life. She received the liver of an organ donor who shared his life with many others as his final gift. 95 more words

Step 1: The Beginning

Recently, I’ve been trying to make changes in my life and become the person I want to be.  I’ve not always been the most satisfied with how I behave, or what I do, so I figured I should change that. 782 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

Cloning Plants Super Easy

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The bee and I picked up gardening as a hobby a little over two years ago. At first I was a bit intimidated, but gardening is simply wonderful and I’m smitten with it. 311 more words


Appointment Schedule

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So our flight went well and we grabbed a late lunch at the Mall of America (and killed some time in DSW). What a difference from when we would first travel to Minneapolis to get listed and all the pre-transplant appointments, even when we turned around to fly to Mn back from Chicago, I was in a wheelchair and the rest of the fam had to carry my stuff and keep me fed just to make it to the destination so I could crash. 316 more words


The gift(s) of Christmas

It was a misunderstanding. What she really said was that it “sucks” that one of my sisters, who runs her own business, had not been paid by a debtor and so her family had almost no money just before Christmas. 660 more words

Marriage Is a Beginning. Will it also Be an End?

A few months after his marriage, young Arik was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Disease, a form of lymphoma, and his heart began to thrash with a confusion of feelings and thoughts. 2,105 more words

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