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'Til Death Do Our Parts

Today’s read: It’s about organ donation. Evidently certain religious sects are telling their parishioners and anyone else who will listen to not be a donor. They seem to believe that death is being hastened in some cases by doctors who want parts. 30 more words

Religious Vomit

When the Two Halves of My Life Intersect

If you’ve followed my blog at all, I don’t think you’ll be surprised to hear that I’m a proud Okie, displaced in Minnesota.  While I like Minnesota okay, Oklahoma will always be home.   417 more words

The Edge Of Nowhere

My Dad

It’s been a little over 6 months since my Dad died. It was a sudden death, a heart attack which is better in a way because although you don’t get a chance to say goodbye, there wasn’t months or years of illness which can be stressful. 298 more words


kidney45challenges for July

Sorry this challenge update is a bit late, its been a busy couple of days.

Anyway in July I am afraid I only completed 1 challenge due to health reasons and the bad weather. 185 more words


The kidney donation gap widening

Since 2004, the waiting list for kidneys increased by 41,500 patients, while transplant operations increased by 1,000 http://t.co/pOSMiajbIh
Mark J. Perry (@Mark_J_Perry) June 11, 2015

Health Economics

Local Community Members Spread The Word About The Need For Organ Donations

By Marcy Norton 

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — There’s always a great need for organ donations, but the need is particularly acute in the minority community. On Sunday members of the community lifted their hands in prayer and voices in song at the Mount Airy Church of God in Christ, at a program kicking off National Minority Donor Awareness Week. 137 more words


How Can My Friends' Worst Phone Call Ever Lead To Someone's Best?


Today, I’m thinking about joy.

Joy, the name of the wife of good friend, Brian.

Joy, the emotion instantly drained from Brian’s heart when he received that phone call a couple weeks ago. 514 more words