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11:32 am on Thursday August 19, 2010

Roper Hospital nurse donates kidney to co-worker in need

The Post and Courier has a touching tale of a Roper Hospital Berkeley oncology nurse who graciously donated one of her kidneys to a co-worker who has been on a transplant waiting list and enduring dialysis for seven years. Here's their story.
3:38 am on Thursday November 12, 2009

Marine gives gift of life to 15-year-old girl on Veteran's Day

Image by Flickr user Andy CiordiaImage by 20091112-flag.jpg Corporal Ryan Fackey spent his Veterans Day giving a stranger the gift of life. Making a difference in Iraq wasn't enough for Fackey, so he decided to continue his quest to help people...