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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

Life

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

UK News

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

World

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

Life

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

Life