Tags » Organ Donor

Sage and Molly.The Best Abs Ever. | Virginia Family Photographer

My favorite thing about being a photographer is getting to know people and hearing their stories. I love experiencing the varied and unique ways people are made. 829 more words

Joy

Organ Donor Foundation

Last month I attended such a special event at the new Gateway Private Hospital. It was a press and media day for the organ donor foundation. 492 more words

Things We Know By Heart by Jessica Kirby

I had this book recommended to me by three coworkers, so I knew it had to be good (I work in a bookstore). Then I read the back cover and had a feeling this book was going to be a whole lot of sad. 1,224 more words

Reviews Of The YA Sort

#48in48: How tissue donation saved one woman’s eyesight five times

Kelly Summers has been battling her waning eyesight for the past three decades.

The 54-year-old Ontario mom has had five corneal transplants. The first was in 1986 — she remembers the anxiety of waiting by the phone for the fateful call. 796 more words

News

First Trip To Leeds

My 6 month (post tattoo) wait is up and on the 8th April Julie from St James’ was in touch to confirm they still wanted to see me. 1,102 more words

Donation

When Death Donates Life - A Guest Post by Colleen Cooper #donatelife

I am both thrilled and humbled to share this story with you from my sister, Colleen. April is National Donate Life Month. As you’ll read below, my sister is all too familiar with organ donation since her 7-year-old son donated both of his corneas and four heart valves when he passed away. 2,510 more words

Parenting

#48in48: How one family's difficult organ donation decision saved seven people's lives

It was her family’s darkest moment, but for several people and their families, it was their life-saving miracle.

In June 2014, Beverley Baragar lost her stepson Jacob Rogers at only 20 years old, but through organ donation, he saved seven people’s lives, and helped countless more through tissue and bone donations. 873 more words

News