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Luck, Extra Days and Unnecessary Roadblocks

I haven’t been feeling too altruistic lately. Which isn’t a good thing. There is no substitute for giving. I suspect you know what I mean. 870 more words

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Man receives kidney from wife's coworker

OGDEN, Utah — A doctor told Jason Anderson that he had end stage kidney failure 18 years ago, when he was just 30-years-old.

“You’re going to die. 337 more words

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Manteca Family Wears Special Shirts To Disneyland To Find Dad A Kidney Donor

MANTECA (CBS13) – A family from Manteca took their search for a kidney to the happiest place on earth.

The Ballou family made shirts for their recent trip to Disneyland to hopefully find their father, Larry, a kidney. 91 more words

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Step 1 Again...The Donor Perspective

Now that I’ve been added to the kidney transplant waiting list the hard work begins. Finding a donor. On one hand you can sit around, stay healthy, make sure the transplant center has your current contact information, and just wait. 604 more words

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Marching for mom: Airdrie woman takes on 100-kilometre hike in honour of her mother

Katherine Schneider’s mother, Sharalee, has type 2 diabetes. She was only 49 years old when she underwent a kidney transplant. All went well with the operation and Katherine had an idea. 426 more words

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Good People Doing Good Things -- Little Things

Some weeks I focus on people who are making huge contributions to the world, the environment, education, etc.  Other weeks, I like to shine the light on everyday, ordinary people like you and me, people who are giving and doing good things, but on a much smaller scale.  1,283 more words

Good People Doing Good Things

Music Teacher Hits The Road Hoping To Find A Kidney Donor

BOSTON (CBS) – When we spotted a unique advertisement on Facebook for someone looking for a kidney, well, it made us wonder. The message on the back of a car reads: “To ditch dialysis and resume dancing: Kidney donor needed, B+ 617-799-9741.” … 306 more words

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