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The Most Beautiful Video You Will See All Year

As the mother of a daughter who was born with severe congenital heart defects, this video touched me in so many ways.

If you’ve ever considered being an organ donor but have not yet taken the first step to become one, let this touching video help push you over that edge. 80 more words


Surgery again in our household, Lynne's story

Yes, I’m having surgery tomorrow morning.  January has been a hell of a month for us.  I’ve taken take of my daughter now it’s my turn to take care of myself. 734 more words

Heart Transplant

Sum up Lauren's last surgery

2 years after my daughter Lauren had heart transplant, in January Lauren had her yearly biopsy.  The biopsy came back no rejection, but they found she had  an arteriovenous (AV) fistula  which is an abnormal connection between an artery and a vein. 843 more words

Heart Transplant

Donate Life

Please take the time to read a “Message From Todd” and share his words with family, friends, church members, acquaintances,  charitable groups, work or business contacts, social networks or any other individuals or groups you may know. 12 more words

Donate Life

Flying High

Flying High

The year was 2001 a year that will forever stay imprinted on my mind. My oldest daughter just informed me she was going to have yet another child. 2,851 more words

Yvonne Mason

Waking Up Without a Wake-Up Call: Transformation Without Tragedy

My 44-year-old sister’s violent death in 2004 at the hands of a drunk driver rocked my and my family’s world.  At first, I went about my business as marketing director of a Houston-based software company, thinking I was OK.  988 more words


EXCLUSIVE: Yea CFA volunteer saves seven lives as Victoria's second altruistic kidney donor

I stumbled across Paul Bannan’s incredible story when I contacted him about the tragic death of one of his fellow CFA volunteers. In the conversation that followed Mr Bannan told me an incredible story about how he had transformed his life to altruistically donate a kidney in what turned out to be Australia’s largest paired kidney exchange to date. 54 more words

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