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Sat, Nov 30 6:44pm · Ensuring the Franciscan Values Survive

I remember when my father was first treated at the Mayo Clinic for his kidney disease. My mom & I stayed at the beautiful Franciscan convent “on top of the hill.” We knew one of the sisters. 40 years ago, I thought I had the calling be a nurse & enter the religious life. I am nurse but not a Franciscan sister. I made a pilgrimage to Assisi, Italy in 2017. The trip to Italy was a gift to the kidney donor who saved my life, my brother. I had a kidney transplant at the Mayo Clinic Jax 12/16/2014.

Sat, Jan 12 4:04pm · Sister Gives Brother a Christmas Gift (of Life) To Remember 

12/16/2014 @ Mayo Clinic Jacksonville. The Gift of Life, my brother’s kidney.

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