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Donor husband shares message of donating life

MASON CITY, Iowa – As part of “National Donate Life Month”, one group is hearing how organ donation can change lives around the country. 298 more words

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National Donate Life Month

If you haven’t seen it in the news or on social media, April is Donate Life Month.  I am obviously am a big advocate of spreading the word of organ donation awareness.  162 more words

Recently, I read a news articaral about the youngest person to be an organ donor, newborn baby Teddy. I don’t know much about this, but what I do is after loosing a tiny baby, which must be a truly heartbreaking and traumatic thing to have to face, giving up your childs’ organs must be a very difficult move to make. 113 more words

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Dialysis "Hanging onto Life"

WARNING!  This post contains graphic pictures that one may find disturbing!

Dialysis is the process of removing excess water and wastes from the blood while correcting electrolyte imbalances and acts like an artificial kidney for patients with failed kidneys. 806 more words

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Organ donation week: Tissue donation often overlooked, but important, docs say

TORONTO – Skin, bones, heart valves and corneas – these tissue donation options go a long way in helping donor recipients in need.

Corneas restore vision to people who’ve lost their eyesight, heart valves help babies born with congenital heart disease while skin is used to heal burn victims. 547 more words

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Photo Friday

On Saturday, my family ran the Donate Life Nebraska 5K in honor of my cousin Buddy. He was an organ donor and he saved and improved many lives.  145 more words

Photo Friday

Two women who lost husbands are encouraging others to give the Gift of Hope


Two tragic circumstances brought two women together who are now encouraging others to become organ donors.

Both women lost their husbands; one in a snowmobiling accident and the other waiting for a liver. 297 more words

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