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Organ recipient educates others on the importance of donating

Each year the number of people on the organ transplant waiting list continues to grow rapidly—even as the  number of donors stays relatively the same, according to organdonor.gov. 819 more words

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Transplant Recipient's Wait May Soon Be Over

St. Louis, MO (KMOX) – A St. Louis man is hours away from an organ transplant.  He sat down with KMOX to talk about the wait. 244 more words

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Husband Puts Plea for Help on His Pickup

St. Louis, MO (KMOX) – A husband goes the extra mile to try and find his wife a kidney.

“I had surgery scheduled and things were going great and a week before surgery, they cancelled it,” recalls Kathy Andrews. 154 more words

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Gratitude in action: Utahn ends five year wait, gets kidney transplant

SALT LAKE CITY – 21-year-old Ralph Martinez II had kidney problems throughout his life.

Martinez II had been on dialysis, and waited for a kidney for five years. 203 more words

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Why Did I Pledge My Organ

When I was 21, I did not know what organ donation was about. I wasn’t concern about it. What’s going to happen to my body, will the doctors save my life if I am close to dying, does my religion allow it? 994 more words

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New Jersey Boy Taken Too Soon, But His Organs Save Multiple Lives

WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — One New Jersey family turned the worst moment of their life into the most blessed for countless strangers.

As CBS2’s Vanessa Murdock reported, the family gave the gift of life after their son’s death. 397 more words

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Discouraged

We were full of vim and vigor this summer. Yup, we were going to kick some proverbial butt and have some serious impact on the organ donation conundrum in Canada. 158 more words