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'Thank you is not enough': Sister donates kidney to save brother's life

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Brean Sprague says she and her older brother, Trevor, have always been close.

“We did everything together, you know? We had our neighborhood kids.  564 more words


Alberta man who purchased billboards in search of a kidney not giving up hope

An Alberta man who purchased billboards across the province in search of a kidney donor said he’s not giving up hope, despite having no luck yet finding a match. 352 more words


Finally, progress...

After many moons, I have an evaluation scheduled!

As I wrote before, I live in New Mexico while my intended recipient lives in Michigan. The U of M clinic was attempting to work out a deal with a clinic local to me so I could do my evaluation here, but apparently the clinic they contacted just never responded. 1,013 more words


The Globe and Mail. "No more secrets: Why I broke protocol as a kidney donor"

This “First Person” article originally appeared in The Globe and Mail on April 27, 2018.

Twice a year – at Christmas and in early June – I hear from a man whom I have met only once, who lives in a remote village far from my Vancouver home, but with whom I share something intimate: our kidneys. 289 more words

Always With the Kidney

“Find out who you are.  And do it on purpose.”  Dolly Parton

What is life’s purpose? I’m sure I’m not the only one who kind of obsesses about this question.  419 more words


Lethbridge mother and 4-year-old son talk about importance of kidney donation

On May 5, Kaidyn Fortin celebrated his fourth birthday. However, not too long ago, his mom Elicia Fortin was told that day may never come. 440 more words


Man offers truck, kidney to anyone who can help save dying wife

SANGER, Calif. – A California man desperate to save his wife’s life is offering a truck and his own organ in exchange for a liver. 215 more words