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Angela Easton, LIVING KIDNEY DONOR

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Angela Easton,
LIVING KIDNEY DONOR

Blog

Read the latest stories and news about donation.

“The Organ Thieves” – Lessons Learned, Shaping the Future Actions within Donation & Transplantation

“The Organ Thieves” – Lessons Learned, Shaping the Future Actions within Donation & Transplantation

With the recent publication of the book The Organ Thieves: The Shocking Story of the First Heart Transplant in the Segregated...
#SupportOPOs: What Does It Mean?

#SupportOPOs: What Does It Mean?

The federal government is considering adopting several changes to the organ donation system that could impact the work LifeCenter does....
Living Donation in the Black Community: One Man’s Story

Living Donation in the Black Community: One Man’s Story

I was 27 years old when I decided to donate a kidney to my dad back in 2010. Originally, my...
Employee Spotlight: Ethan Fuqua

Employee Spotlight: Ethan Fuqua

My job as a Donation Recovery Specialist at LifeCenter is to assist surgeons in the recovery of organs for transplant....
Update: Reese Brady Ryan

Update: Reese Brady Ryan

Reese Brady Ryan was featured in LifeCenter's 2018 calendar as a heart recipient and her mother Laurie shares an update...
I Needed A Second Transplant: Tim Hanner’s Story

I Needed A Second Transplant: Tim Hanner’s Story

              I was forewarned that my disease may return and attack my new kidney,...
Employee Spotlight: Erica Randall

Employee Spotlight: Erica Randall

In 2006, my cousin and best friend, Jason Beck, became an organ and tissue donor at the age of 23....
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What To Expect During A Living Donation

Organ donation is one of the most rewarding and life-changing experiences that a person can decide to engage in. By...
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Granger Smith’s Son River Saves Two Lives Through Organ Donation

There are few things in life more difficult than the death of a child. No matter how famous or how...
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The Military and Organ Donation

The men and women of our military and our armed forces are one of our nation’s biggest treasures. Not only...
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ECHO Donate Life Week

Every July since 2015, Donate Life America has partnered with the Association for Multicultural Affairs in Transplantation to create the...
Men's Health

Organ Donation And Men’s Health

Our health is one of the most important aspects of our lives. From our homes to vacations and gifts, there...