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organ donation

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‘We’re here to celebrate with you’

Two families connected by organ donation meet to honor the gift of a young man's heart, now living on in another.

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‘My very own heart’

A milestone operation: 100th transplant is also Elaine Slikkers’ second miracle and third birthday.

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‘We’re grateful for the gift of life’

Scott Kovacs' heart beat a path toward almost certain death. With a new heart, he's now running toward his future.

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Tyler’s new heart

When a 22-year-old needed a heart transplant, an implantable heart pump kept him alive until his second chance came through.

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‘Miracles do happen’

A double lung transplant has given Debbi Bendon a second chance at life. "Dreams come true," she says.

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Fighting for each breath

Daring to hope for a lung transplant, Judy Weimer keeps up her strength with help from doctors and a home health care team.

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Lilly’s freedom

Lilly Vanden Bosch, 10, says good riddance to a nasty post-transplant virus.

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‘An amazing, selfless act’

A teen’s need for a kidney transplant inspires a flood of volunteer donors.

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Mom’s best friend becomes child’s lifesaver

“This is the kind of thing you do for people you care about,” says Brandy Tarrant, who donated a kidney to a girl she considers her niece.

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Breath blessings

Jamie Purchase reclaims her life with a lung transplant.

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Organ donation inspires ArtPrize entry

A kidney donation at age 2 saves artist's life, encourages him to spread the word.

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