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Kidney Patient Stories

An Atruistic Living Kidney Donor’s Story
There are some people for whom giving is just a way of life. People like parents, police officers, organ donors. People like Phillip Wisely.
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The Accidental Kidney Donor
In trying to close the chapter on a long medical ordeal in her life, Toni Brookhouse opened a new chapter in the lives of at least four other people.

Auxiliary President Never Backs Down from a Fight – for Life
Ron Pestka’s determination and zest for life have seen him through tragedies and triumphs, and has strengthened his commitment to helping others.

Transplant from daughter ends dialysis for IL woman
Mother's Day has special significance when a woman receives a kidney from her daughter.

Barnes-Jewish performs successful heart-kidney transplant
Washington University surgeons performed the first combined heart-kidney transplant at Barnes-Jewish Hospital June 2 and 3 on Jonathan Sadowski, 20, of O’Fallon, MO.

Hope through kidney transplant
When Mary Dean of Florissant, Mo., heard her friend Dorie Wilner discussing how none of Wilner's relatives were suitable donors for a kidney transplant, Dean's mission was clear.

Man Donates Kidney to Best Friend
We like to think there isn't anything we wouldn't do for a friend, but Michael Moore has the proof: he donated his kidney to his best friend.

Kidney Donor and Father Visit Transplant Patients on Anniversary
For Reverend Charles Chatman of St. Charles, MO, the effects of transplant were dramatic.

Illiopolis Couple a Perfect Match; Wife Donating Kidney to Husband
30 years of marriage and couple find out they have a compatible kidney.

Ambrose Perkins, kidney transplant
Thanks to a good friend & a kidney transplant, he can enjoy family, work and fishing. 
For additional information or to begin a transplant evaluation, call 855.925.0631.