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.
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.
Donor Mom, Melanie Penna, shares the story of her son Anthony, who in his passing gave the gift of life to others. His legacy lives on in the hearts of those who loved him and now even those who never knew him.
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: (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 […]
Share: (Delaware State News) DOVER — Receiving an organ transplant and getting a second chance at life call for celebration. That’s why the Transplant Games of America brings together thousands of transplant recipients every other year to participate in sports they wouldn’t be able play without receiving a transplant. Last month, Lloyd Saba of Dover […]
Share:For many students, the start of a new school year is an exciting time. For teachers, it’s an opportunity to approach teaching with a new enthusiasm after a summer away from work and students. Lehigh Career and Technical Institute (LCTI) nurse, Liz Kennedy, believes that the beginning of the school year signifies a time to […]
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Share:Pine Hills, NJ resident, Lisa McIntosh-Harris, didn’t have an easy childhood. She was in foster care as a child and rotated between the homes of her aunts and uncles, until she moved in with her father and his girlfriend at age 12. To make the situation worse, she kept getting sick. Doctors never fully determined […]