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Spare Parts

I’ve been terribly inconsistent posting but I have a very good reason for that. I’ve been making room for a new kidney!

In the last kidney update… 820 more words


Nottinghamshire kidney donor: ‘Why I gave my kidney to a stranger’

A Newark kidney donor made the drastic decision to donate his organ to a stranger, after considering how he could help society during his retirement. 564 more words

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One Out of Five......

Would you consider your odds good or bad at 1 out of 5?

So when you go back and read the story of David and Goliath what stands out to you? 2,117 more words

HIV-positive patient is world's first to donate kidney

Surgeons in Baltimore have performed what’s thought to be the world’s first kidney transplant from a living donor with HIV, a milestone for people with the AIDS virus — and one that could free up space on the transplant waiting list for everyone. 716 more words


A Worldbeater of a Story

Because it is World Kidney Day, and only because it’s World Kidney Day, I’m going to talk about kidneys and then I’ll give you a few weeks without having to hear about my internal organs. 1,447 more words


The Visa System Risks Lives, As Well As My Father's Life

Because the United States doesn’t have a medical visa category, people who need to visit the United States to donate organs must apply for a tourist visa. 1,246 more words

Acts of Love

Over the last two or three weeks I’ve seen at least a half dozen TV shows and movies that featured a scene where a parent treated a child to a lunch, a shopping day, or some trip or event that ended with the child asking, “Seriously, why are you being so nice to me? 355 more words