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The world needs more people who are courageous, who are brave, who aren’t afraid to step up and be the bright light in another’s person’s darkness. 458 more words

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Selena Gomez got a kidney

I’ve been reading about Selena Gomez having a kidney transplant over the summer. Apparently the singer was rushed to hospital in May with kidney failure and “aggressively” sought a transplant. 548 more words

Yoga

ALF Supports Proposal by OPTN/UNOS to Enhance Liver Distribution

ALF POSITION STATEMENT ON THE CURRENT PROPOSAL BY OPTN/UNOS TO ENHANCE LIVER DISTRIBUTION
September 2017

Liver transplants have saved thousands of lives in the United States, but thousands more have died while waiting for organs to become available. 354 more words

Advocacy

Memphis woman donates life-saving kidney to teacher, single mom

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — For someone waiting on a life-saving kidney transplant, finding a match before it’s too late is no guarantee.

But for one Mid-South teacher and single mom, help came just in time, and from a place she least expected. 469 more words

News

Life-Saving Match: How The Organ Transplant Process Works

CBS Local — Music star Selena Gomez is making headlines after the revelation that the singer underwent a kidney transplant. Gomez’s ongoing struggles with lupus, a disease which causes the immune system to attack your own body, brought on the need for the surgery. 503 more words

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Advocates hope Selena Gomez kidney transplant inspires more living donors

Organ donation advocates are hoping a pop star’s story will inspire others to give.

On Thursday, Selena Gomez revealed on Instagram she received a kidney transplant earlier this summer after the autoimmune disease, Lupus, caused her kidneys to fail. 311 more words

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Snow leopards and the Severn Bridge

I’ve been challenging myself to tackle a list of seventy-three different subjects on which a blog could be written… I’ve done this for the past couple of days, but this doesn’t mean I’m going to do it every day for the next two and a bit months! 817 more words

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