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December 20, 2019

Sparked by a Desire to Help Someone in Need, Kidney Chain Offers Life Renewed

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Although they’ve never met, Carrie Fairchild and Emilia Haro are linked through the experience of being part of a chain of kidney transplants that Carrie started as an altruistic donor and Emilia benefitted from as a transplant recipient.

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Tags: Dr. Raymond Heilman, Living-donor kidney transplant, Mayo Clinic Transplant Center

November 6, 2019

Arizona Family is ‘Transplant Strong’ for Son’s Journey to Kidney Health

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When Kendon Holdaway found out he would need a kidney transplant, his close-knit family rallied around him. With his mother as his living donor, and his father and siblings stepping up to be caregivers, the transplant turned into a bonding experience that drew the family even closer.

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Tags: Living-donor kidney transplant, Mayo Clinic Transplant Center

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