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'Success Kid' appeals to social media to get his dad a kidney transplant

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(CNN) — “Success Kid” is likely the Internet’s most famous baby.

You’ve seen him in dozens of memes, fist clenched in a determined look of persevering despite the odds. 238 more words


Report: Marion Barry's Estate Suing His Kidney Donor

WASHINGTON — The woman who donated a kidney to the late Marion Barry in 2009, Kim Dickens, is being sued by Barry’s widow, according to court documents obtained by… 174 more words


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The Real Deal About Becoming A Living Kidney Donor, Part 2: During the Process of Becoming a Donor

So you’ve made the decision to become a living donor. You’re not alone. In the United States in 2013, there were 5,733 living kidney donors. Since 1988, there have been 127,515 living kidney donors in the United States. 497 more words

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Woman Posts Sign on Her Car Window Seeking Kidney Donor, Total Stranger Gives Her One

“She made her car into a rolling billboard and asked for a kidney in bright yellow paint on her rear window. She wrote, “Looking for someone to donate me their kidney. 20 more words


Woman's appeal for a kidney donor in rear window of car pays off

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine – A Maine woman’s decision to seek a kidney donor by putting a personal plea in bright yellow letters on her car has paid off. 288 more words


"My daddy needs a kidney" Family places bus ad to find donor

RENTON, WA — A Washington state family has come up with a different way to raise awareness for their father, who needs a new kidney. The family is creating their own version of a political campaign all across their city. 249 more words


San Mateo County Correctional Officer Donates Kidney To Co-Worker’s Son

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – A Fremont teen is recovering in a San Francisco hospital after a transplant surgery that took place Tuesday with the help of a correctional officer who donated one of his kidneys. 195 more words