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Voices of Hope | 2.23.16

Life On The Heart Transplant Waiting List

Patrick McEntee was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy in 1996. By 2008, he had experienced two strokes and a non-obstructive heart attack. He received an LVAD in 2014 and began fundraising with […]

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Voices of Hope | 2.19.16

I’m Supporting My Soulmate As He Waits For A Transplant

Jason Brickey is on the waiting list for a kidney-pancreas transplant. Jason has been battling brittle type 1 diabetes since age 15 and is legally blind today due to related […]

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Voices of Hope | 2.16.16

Voices Of Hope: I Donated A Kidney To My Best Friend

Author and professional rock musician James Michael McLester was diagnosed with end-stage renal disease in his early thirties. He endured 13 years of regular hemodialysis before his best friend, Laura […]

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Mending A Broken Heart: Love And Transplantation

Rick Brittell was diagnosed with congestive heart failure in 2011. In April 2014, Rick and his wife, Susie, moved from their home in Boise, Idaho to a trailer in Salt […]

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A 77-Year-Old Donates A Kidney To Save His Son

On October 15, 2015, 77-year-old Bill Graham, Sr. became the oldest living kidney donor ever recorded at the University of Maryland Medical Center as he donated a kidney to his […]

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In The News: Mom Recovers From Five-Organ Transplant

Looking at family pictures, you might assume that Melinda Nelson is a typical wife and mother of three. Beneath the surface, her story is anything but ordinary. In September, Melinda […]

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Voices of Hope | 12.8.15

How To Save A Life In 30 Seconds

Blood cancers like leukemia kill more children in America than any other disease. As part of the largest network of bone marrow donor centers in the United States, Delete Blood […]

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What To Expect During A Pre-Transplant Assessment

Transplant care teams give living donors and transplant candidates psychosocial assessments to determine whether or not they are ready to move forward. Here are answers to your burning questions about […]

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Voices of Hope | 6.15.15

How Creating Art Can Help Your Recovery

Art can be a career, a therapeutic exercise, a stress reliever, a way to connect with loved ones or a healthy dose of ‘me-time’ in the midst of a hectic […]

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