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August 14th, 2014

A Kidney Between Friends

By Hoyt Finnamore HoytFinnamore

Todd Goldrick was living the dream. Good job. Loving wife. Two young, healthy kids. Weekends spent playing golf, softball, kayaking, hiking, running or just hanging around home with the family. But that changed suddenly in 2010, when he and his wife simply tried to buy some life insurance. He was just 28. “Mine came back […]

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Tags: Alport syndrome, kidney disease, kidney transplant, Living Donor Transplant


November 11th, 2013

Sister’s Kidney for Little Brother

By SMHNadmin mayoclinic

For his entire life, radio host James Rabe has known that one day he’d need a new kidney. A disease called Alport Syndrome slowly caused his kidneys to fail. As his condition advanced, the search for a new organ began. His big sister stepped up and gave part of herself so her little brother could […]

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