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Please Help Support Barbara!

My Mom, Barbara Caplan, has been fighting a serious, life-threatening disease called Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (or LAM for short) for the past 14 years. She has been on a waiting list for a donor match so she can receive a double lung transplant. Last Monday night, the call came that there was a possible donor in Baltimore. On Tuesday June 9th my Mom went into surgery and now we are happy to report that she is the recipient of one new donor lung.

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June 23, 2015

Mom came home on Thursday, June 18th and is doing really well!
We are all beyond grateful for the love, support, prayers, well wishes, the amazing doctors, nurses & staff at John’s Hopkins… the air we breathe!!!
She has not needed oxygen since waking up from surgery. My mom’s strength and bravery I witnessed over the past 2 weeks has amazed me. She was up and walking 24 hours after the surgery! This has definitely been the most difficult and emotional experience our family has ever gone through.

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September 29, 2015

So happy to hear how well you are doing....Love to you and your mother and wishing you good health for a long time with your special family

Ronnie Turner Richter

July 30, 2015

love you, barb! so happy to be your friend and watch your courage and determination to get well! You remind me so much of your mom. love you always, mary Ann

mary ann saul

July 10, 2015

To our dear fiend, so very happy you are doing so well. Wishing you a long life filled with good health and happiness. You are very special and deserve only the best. With lots of love,

Cheryl & David

July 4, 2015

I do not know you personally...but any friend of the Saul's is a friend of mine. I wish you courage and strength as you travel your amazing journey to health! Best wishes

Judy (Squires) Doherty