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Items Tagged ‘National Donate Life Month’

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

April 21, 2015

Long Wait for Transplant Interrupted by Candlelight Dinner

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

When Randy Marlow’s doctors in Colorado told him there was nothing more they could do to repair his heart, he was ready to give up. His girlfriend, Lisa Black, was not. She brought Randy to Mayo Clinic for a second opinion, and he found a second chance. “Mayo accepted me as a heart-liver transplant patient,” […]

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Tags: atrial septal defect, heart transplant, liver transplant, National Donate Life Month, United Network of Organ Sharing

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