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April 25, 2019

Walk of Remembrance Honors Organ Donors

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Caren Shank was her late husband Steve’s caregiver, supporter, and partner in raising awareness about causes he cared about, including organ donation. Even after his death, her dedication continues.

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Tags: Ascending Aortic Aneurysm, Gift of Life Transplant House, Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome, Kari Koens, LifeSource, Lung Transplant, Mayo Clinic Hospital, Mayo Clinic Transplant Center, National Donate Life Month, Saint Marys Campus, Steve Shank, Tim Rasmusson

September 6, 2018

Two Years After Double Lung Transplant, Steve Shank Is Grateful for Every Breath

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Steve Shank and his wife will never forget the moment they learned Steve would be getting the transplant he needed to save his life. They’ll also never forget meeting the family of the donor who saved him.

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Tags: Albinism, Dr. Dong Chen, genetic testing, Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome, Lung Transplant, Pulmonary fibrosis

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