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Toronto woman places ad in search for kidney donor

A Toronto woman whose kidneys are failing has taken her frantic search for a donor to the newspaper classifieds.

“Mother of a 12-year-old daughter desperately looking for a generous O blood type willing to get tested and possibly donate a kidney to save my life,” states the ad Jennen Johnson placed in… 302 more words

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Wonder Woman...a real Hero

The action movie, Justice League was released last week and the reviews are a bit of a mixed bag, but what’s not a mixed bag is this story about real life heroes, selflessness and the importance of organ donations. 697 more words

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Thank You Day 2017

This fortnight, I was fortunate to attend three special events – all of which are close to my heart.

Last week I spoke about WAYRBA… 549 more words

Cystic Fibrosis

At Last, Connected by Blood

My stepfather was determined to make up for our lack of shared DNA and disprove the saying that blood is thicker than water.

Published: November 17, 2017 at 05:30AM… 69 more words

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Utah aunt and nephew celebrate 'liver-versary' each year after life-saving donation

What would you do if you or a family member needed a liver?

That’s the situation 18-year old Carson Strachan faced. His parents were not a match, but one family member was. 298 more words

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NOVEMBER 16--& the Anniversaries Begin

I know all the dates.

Yesterday a year ago was the last night Caitlin would ever sleep in her own bed. That night, she was so weak she did not have the strength to sit in the bathtub and let me wash her hair. 666 more words

Cystic Fibrosis

Meet Layla Kate

We officially have our third girl in the Shrader house! We had our anatomy scan yesterday and nothing has changed with the prognosis; the baby still has a fatal condition. 1,222 more words