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A rare transplant

Kirk Watson

Heart, Liver, and Kidney Recipient & Living Liver Donor

Westminster, CO

When doctors informed Kirk Watson that he needed a rare triple organ transplant with all three organs coming from the same donor, it was tough news to digest. 367 more words

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"Our baby was a hero" – parents speak one year on from their baby´s death

For Jess Evans and Mike Houlston from Cardiff, the birth of twin boys Teddy and Noah on 22 April 2014 was one of both heartbreak and hope. 160 more words

After a woman's son is murdered, she meets the man who received his heart for the first time

CORDOVA, Tenn.  — A mother heard her son’s heart beat Friday, even though he was murdered two years ago.

Viola Turner met the man who received her son’s heart for the first time at the Mid-South Transplant Foundation in Cordova. 310 more words

News

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

Baby who died 100 minutes after birth hailed as hero

Little Teddy Houlston was alive for barely two hours, but his impact is inspiring so many.

The Daily Mirror reports that 12 weeks into her pregnancy, Jess Evans found out that one of the twins she was carrying was sick. 174 more words

Uplifting

Like this post? Big deal.

Social media is a weird and sometimes wonderful thing. Right now, it seems to be throwing up an unanticipated barrier to organ donation registration. Many of us post stuff on FaceBook and other forms of social media – this results in “likes”. 163 more words

Become an organ donor

Today the newspapers, and TV, indeed all forms of media are full of the amazing story of the youngest recorded organ donor. The parents of baby Teddy the twin of brother Noah who has now made such an impact and positive response to encouraging others to become donors must be so proud. 150 more words

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