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Special Award for Steve Mexted

The Westpac Porirua Business Awards recently was a very exciting night, with Mexteds Performance Sports Surfaces taking the Medium Enterprise Award.

But the special moment came when… 126 more words

Kidney Donation

Heartbreaking Loss Leads To Life-Saving Gift

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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) –  Payton McCarty was many things – a Marine, a small business owner, a doting Dad.  But, before all of that happened, he and his wife Brittany were Maypearl high school sweethearts. 480 more words


Sask. man who donated kidney to fiancée raising awareness for living donations

It’s more than just chemistry that makes Errin and Chris Willenborg a perfect match. The Saskatoon couple was married in August, but it’s their remarkable journey to the alter that makes them so special. 359 more words


Jojo Martin Partners With Gift of Hope To Encourage Kidney Donation

Morton Records has partnered with Gift of Hope in servicing a Public Service Announcement (PSA) featuring Urban Inspirational recording artist  JoJo Martin.  Martin suffers from kidney failure and has been an outspoken proponent of organ donation. 206 more words


A Follow-Up: "I donated a kidney. I have no regrets."

A few days ago I reposted an article from the Washington Post written by Michael Poulson, who had regretted donated a kidney at age 18. Here is a “Letter to the Editor” from a living donor, Macey Henderson, who at age 24, donated a kidney to her 36-year-old cousin.  214 more words

One (somewhat painful) step back

Yesterday, Tuesday, October 4, I was at University Hospital for my regular nephrology clinic appointment. I mentioned to the doctor that I had been having some pain in my right leg for the last few weeks. 222 more words

Random Acts of Senseless Kindness Redux

This blog post ran on January 11, 2016, shortly after the original surgery took place. As of this date, Mary is still doing well, although a high hormone level that existed before the trasplant, and that the doctors hoped the transplant would correct, still exists, so they’re looking further into that. 1,016 more words