Though Katie Watkins looked healthy on the outside, her weak heart couldn’t sustain her much longer. Organ donation provided new life.
Major Miller turned 40 in June. A few months earlier, he received a new heart and renewed life.
Rick Eding learned he had a failing heart in his early 30s. And now, exactly 3,676 days after a procedure to restore his quality of life, he’s unstoppable.
Blindsided by a life-threatening diagnosis, a Central Michigan University student beats the odds and lives to receive a heart transplant.
Facing end-stage heart failure at age 19, Nick Jaenicke held on long enough to receive a donor heart—just like his brother and grandfather before him.
After transplant surgery, a woman plans to have her diseased organ plastinated so it can serve as a teaching specimen to help others.
Swimming in the World Transplant Games lets Fred Nelis test his limits.
Two families connected by organ donation meet to honor the gift of a young man's heart, now living on in another.
Fabiola Garnett suffered cardiac arrest at age 13. Two decades later, she received the gift of a heart.
The 100th lung transplant allows Ascenda Denton to breathe easily, free of chronic infections and scarring caused by cystic fibrosis.
A milestone operation: 100th transplant is also Elaine Slikkers’ second miracle and third birthday.
Scott Kovacs' heart beat a path toward almost certain death. With a new heart, he's now running toward his future.