Stories. What’s yours?

“Organ transplantation”.   A complicated medical speciality.  That has the power to create amazing stories of hope.  Of life.  Of gratitude.  Read them here.  Share yours.

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David

Most of us have considered the question: Do I want to be an organ donor? It usually occurs when we’re renewing our driver’s license. And then it’s only to happen when we die. But life often has other plans, and […]

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Heather

Living organ donation is often called selfless.  For me anyway, it was not that.  There was something giant in it for me.  It gave me a chance to carry on life with the person who has for almost 50 years […]

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Kristin

When you’re told you’re going to die, the air is sucked out of the room and everything stops. When the doctors say your goal is to survive until the day they can wheel you into the OR – which you […]

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Amy

I have neurological bad luck that tossed me in a wheelchair fast. I tell you this because I know the answer to that dumb question “why me?” The answer is: “why NOT you?” When my sister Kristin learned she needed […]

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Claire, The Mother

Claire’s husband died when she was in her mid-40’s. Heart attack.  She went from a largely stay-at-home PTA mom to the family wage earner, with kids to get through high school and beyond.  She was a master in both roles. […]

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