Tags » Organ Donor

JUNE 20--Solstice to Solstice

I am not the first person to compare time to a river, but from my desk here, the comparison is ever-present, the imagery apt. Drop something into the river and off it goes. 880 more words

Cystic Fibrosis

Opioid addiction may be factor in growing number of donor organs in Canada

OTTAWA – Amid the growing death toll of Canada’s ongoing opioid epidemic, there’s evidence of a correlating increase in the number of healthy human organs available for transplant. 731 more words


North Texas Firefighter Gives Gift Of Life, Even After Death

SOUTHLAKE (CBSDFW.COM) – A North Texas firefighter is giving the gift of life – even after his death.

Justin Spieker died in 2013, but, thanks to… 339 more words


I love you with all my kidney.

Four years ago today, I gave a kidney to my big little brother. He’s younger by about 8-9 years, but he’s been much taller for most of those years. 1,100 more words


Organ recipient accepts diploma on behalf of 13-year-old who donated liver

GALT, Calif.  — Eric Blackwell, 35, walked up on stage to accept the last diploma at the McCaffrey Middle School eighth-grade promotion ceremony. It wasn’t for him — it was for the boy who saved his life. 263 more words


With Liz's Permission

It seemed appropriate to ask for it.

I’d just walked into the campground with my dog Rumi when I met Liz and her two pooches.  Cute little black something or others.  289 more words

Hero Donates Kidney to Save Friend's Life

33-year-old Rebekah Ceidro saw her friend’s Facebook post that simply stated he had 6 months to a year to live without a kidney transplant. There was no plea for donations, or call to action. 64 more words