Stories Shared By Others

April 26th, 2011

A story shared by Colleen:

My son passed away on 12/4/2010. Our only hope with coping with our loss was to donate his organs. We felt that it was the right thing to do. Our son died a hero and was able to help many people… please do the right thing. If only we could have our loving son back… but I know we did the right thing. I hope and pray that we helped out many men/women and children…

April 25th, 2011

A story shared by Peggy:

I gave my sister a kidney 13 years ago. In return, she got 9 years of borrowed time before she passed. She was a diabetic. As an organ donor, it was my pleasure to give her life. Everyone should know how important it is to be an organ donor.

April 14th, 2011

A story shared by Rosie:

I am a two year old. I was born on 12/28/08 as a B twin. My sister was born with a congenital heart defect. I was thought to be healthy. At three days old I went into kidney failure. We found out that I had bilateral hypo-plastic kidneys, which means they didn't grow. I now have a g-tube, which is helping me get stronger so that I can receive a transplant. I am looking for that special person that matches my needs. Please let me know if u can help!

 

 

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