May 2015

  • Transplantation is often described as a miracle.

    It certainly has been for me. My family and I have used that term to describe my experience for the past 21 years since I was blessed to receive a liver transplant. Despite being so sick that the doctors predicted I had fewer than seven days to live, a blood type that limited compatible organs, and an immune system sensitized by autoimmune disease and multiple blood transfusions, I survived. Knowing that 21 people die every day waiting...