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January 23, 2018

Man Receives Kidney From Acquaintance, Both Have Message to Share

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Last year, Jimmy Warren was surprised to learn he would need a kidney transplant. His wife shared the news on Facebook, and before long an acquaintance offered to give Jimmy the gift of life.

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Tags: Living Donor Transplant, Mayo Clinic Transplant Center


March 24, 2016

A Family Tradition: Sisters Donate Kidneys to Uncles Exactly 8 Years Apart

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Greg McFarlane and his brother, Wain, have always shared a special bond. Together with their brothers Julian and Micah, the siblings founded the reggae band Ipso Facto in the early 1980s in Minneapolis, and have spent most of their lives making music together. “We eat, sleep and play together,” says Greg. “He’s my friend, my […]

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Tags: kidney disease, Kidney transplant, Living Donor Transplant, Mayo Clinic Transplant Center


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