After being diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder, Carrie received the gift of donated tendon grafts in her shoulders that allowed her to live a normal life.
Carolina Harvey will be part of the 2019 Donate Life Float, Rhythm of the Heart,
Inspired by the Music and Traditions of African Cultures
12-year-old Taylor is a member of Team Philadelphia’s Youth Basketball team who won the silver medal at this year’s Transplant Games of America. On Nov. 30, the team was honored at the Philadelphia 76ers game.
Onyi Kenine received a life-saving liver transplant as an infant and it has never held her back from living a normal, healthy life. Her donor is always in her mind as she lives the best life she can.
Share: PHILADELPHIA – Sofia and Stefany Atencio have been teammates since day one. They’re identical twins and like most 12-year-olds, they like laughing, puppies, and playing games. These two also share something else. They had double-lung transplants just about a year apart. Stefany had hers three weeks ago and is already feeling better. “Already climbing up […]
Mike Snyder, 17, of Hamilton, NJ was happy to be back with Team Philadelphia at the Transplant Games after nearly 5 years waiting for a new kidney.
Share: (Courtesy of Cutliney) The medal haul was impressive: 10 gold and two silver in 13 events. But the level of competition at the Transplant Games of America held last month in Salt Lake City was well let the guy who came away with all the hardware put it in perspective: “We were joking that […]