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I Donated a Kidney

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    Blood Brother For Life...

    My name is Alison and i donated my kidney to my brother-in-law, Brendan. People find it hard to believe that I would donate to somene that isn't blood related , but I consider him my brother.  About 27 years ago (when Brendan was 18 and I was about 6 years of age), he...
    alijayne alijayne 36-40, F 1 Response May 1, 2010

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    How It Happened For Me And My Dad

    I want to share my story to lend encouragement to anyone who is in a position to go through living organ donation and experiences more trepidation than I did over it. I'll try to segregate the long-winded narrations into paragraphs so you can easily digest what matters to you...
    ImperialAerosolKid ImperialAerosolKid 41-45, M Aug 25, 2013

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    I Am Trying To Donate A Kidney.

    Hello. I'm going to write about my experience of trying to donate a kidney to someone I haven't met in person. I have only commented here and never written my own story. Three weeks ago, there was an article in our local paper about a 41 yr old woman who is about to lose her...
    texastexastexas texastexastexas 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 7, 2012

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    Pleasse Help Me

    I am in desperate financial situation.I live in Rebublic of Serbia.I'am about to lose my house and end up on street with my family.Also my mother is very sick so we spent all familly money in trying to save her life.Therefore I'am very serious about donating my kidney,lung,part...
    sladjana sladjana 26-30, F Feb 17, 2013

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    I Donated My Kidney To My Husband

    Hi, Everyone! I donated my left kidney on July 28th 2011, to my awesome husband of 5 years. So Happy I could do it, and we were a match.He was diagnosed in 2008 in November with esrd. Has been on dialysis since. will add more to the story, later!
    yourpalval yourpalval 26-30 Aug 3, 2011

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    I Donated A Kidney To My Wife

    Hi everyone,I donated my right kidney to my fabulous wife on August 3rd 2011. My wife has long suffered from chronic crohns disease from the age of 18 and has had to endure numerous surgical procedures over the years and as a result of short bowel syndrome she suffers with...
    Bowlerboyxxx Bowlerboyxxx 51-55 1 Response Nov 12, 2011

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    Buying A Transplant

    Hello everyone My name is James and i am a documentary film maker in london, i have spent the last few months going back and forth from Iran researching for a film i am making for the BBC. Its called the price of life and asks the question should we legalise and regulate the...
    jamesrussell jamesrussell 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 11, 2010

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    I Gave My Brother A Kidney

    It was 1988.I was on active duty in the navy.My older brother Anvil kidneys stop working.He was on dailysis for years.The family all tested to see who was the best match.I was almost a perfect match.Not sure how close we were,but was the best match.So the navy gave me permission...
    keithwcherokee keithwcherokee 51-55, M Jul 5, 2012

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    This process has been nearly two years long.

    We've had at least three definite surgery dates, two of which were pushed back. The next date is approaching and I have some anxiety about whether it will come to pass. I'm worried about my loved one and I really want them to get better. The stress of waiting and jumping...
    nocturne1980 nocturne1980 31-35 1 Response Jun 18, 2014

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    Welcome To China For Kidney Transplant. All The Cost Is 65000usd

    Welcome to China for kidney transplant. all the cost is 65000USD I come from Guangzhou China, Our major is organ transplant, and I hope our website can provide the transplant info for you. If you or your friends need to have a kidney transplant, please visit: http://maglog.jp...
    transplantinchina transplantinchina 36-40, M Apr 23, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    I donated 6inches of hair to Locks of Love just recently and I have donated a lot more before. Have you ever donated hair? If so, how much?
    Brookenl22 Brookenl22 13-15 Mar 5

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    I've donated to day. Just wanted to share because everyone should do it. I really don't like but it should be almost demanded by law.
    unknownpoetx unknownpoetx 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Hi my name is rajan 20 years old from India (Ludhiana ) I want sell my kidney bcoz I need money very urgent if any person required kidney so plz contact me +919914088879.
    Rajan01 Rajan01 18-21 1 Response Mar 8

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    Hi my name is Amol 31 years old from India (Thne ) I want sell my kidney bcoz I need money very urgent if any person required kidney so plz contact me +919137703048
    amol2015 amol2015 31-35, M Mar 15

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    Look out people for not just diet changes but also products you don't ingest. I found out today my favorite deodorant is dangerous to those of us with Kidney Failure. (Secret...
    JennaR JennaR 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    I want sell my kidney .my blood group ; B+,my contact no9533184806,age.27.I have no passport. I expected amount 20,lak ,
    143kiran 143kiran 26-30 1 Response Mar 13

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    I NEED MONEY.. SO I WILL SELL ANYTHING OF MY BODY THAT U WANT. HEART, KIDNEYS, EYES, BRAIN, ANYTHING... CONTACT ME TO DISCUSS THE PRICE. ITS NOT SO EXPENSIVE , I JUST WANT TO...
    Delros Delros 22-25, F Mar 14

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    I am 25 years old, Blood group B+. I am in need of money. So if anyone in need of kidney please call me on +919440174995. Immeadiately available. No bad habbits.
    balu72842326 balu72842326 22-25, M Mar 21

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    Sometimes, when they're particularly fierce, I just want to stay in my tent all day. On the other hand, it's quite entertaining watching the dragonflies divebombing and feasting...
    LysistratasWeakness2 LysistratasWeakness2 51-55, M 4 days ago

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    Yeah, want to kill them all. Got lot of bites from them.
    RedThatDescribesMe RedThatDescribesMe 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Way too many times I might add Mosquito season will be here soon
    shannonsjourney shannonsjourney 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Has anyone had lithotripsy and how does it feel etc?
    lemolemo lemolemo 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    please contact on my cell no 95601 77779 i m from delhi and my blood group is O positive
    deepak80kumar deepak80kumar 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    SOUTH AFRICA - FIRST HEART TRANSPLANT AND NOW .... (CNN)South African doctors have achieved what they call the world's first successful penile transplant operation. The nine-hour...
    pdqsailor1 pdqsailor1 51-55, M Mar 13

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    A lot has happened this past week. My sister in law was diagnosed with Kidney Cancer. It has spread to her lungs and liver. Bone scan was normal so that was good news but the are...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 13 Responses Mar 23

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    Hello every one obviously I'm new here I have early stage cervical cancer and medullary sponge kidney disease I'm just wondering if they are connected somehow cause now I have pain...
    bonnie1979 bonnie1979 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 5

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    People love to start arguments about this. Something about my disregard for society's ideals threatens them. I don't know if the concept of living in the wild bothers them because...
    Unbeholden Unbeholden 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 9

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    I never told my kids about my fights that happened in the past because I didn't want my son 13 yrs to be encouraged to get into a fight. My son is smart, have nice friends at...
    spankdad00 spankdad00 36-40, M 5 Responses Mar 9

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    Hello Dear, Do you want to buy or sell your kidney for money?, Appolo hospital is urgently in need for O+ve and A+ve kidney donors with any passports require. If any one is willing...
    paulk1890 paulk1890 26-30, M Mar 11

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    37.4 weeks pregnant, down to be induced at 38. Low amniotic fluid around baby for past 2 weeks (or more? Noticed bump getting flatter and less high, hence no pictures lately...
    Whinny00 Whinny00 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    My cat Severus had been sick for years. He had been diagnosed with a grade 2 heart murmur and his vet at the time put him on 1/4 of an 81 mg aspirin every 3 days to prevent blood...
    Petunia42 Petunia42 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    Sometimes things happen to help put life in perspective. We can worry about all the little distractions and then disaster brings life into focus. My wife’s sister found out...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 6 Responses Mar 19

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    i have sell my kidney for money 70,00,000/- so i have sold my kidney my blood group o+ pls call me 9560889990
    ajit20 ajit20 26-30, M Mar 23

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    Something that adds to my depression is seeing how people treat one and other. I have always been a good person. I have gone above and beyond to help others without asking anything...
    megz327 megz327 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    What's everyone's views on having a baby through donated ***** and being a single mother?
    domancat domancat 22-25, F 8 Responses Mar 9

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    I remember doing fun activities sometimes. In primary school I remember we painted Easter eggs once. Of course we actually had work to do, sometimes even short homework assignments...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F Mar 14

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    The year of my 15th birthday I believe was the start of my journey. Back then I didn?t quite no much about myself Iived in an abusive home with one sibling. My parents divorced and...
    Divinewritermb Divinewritermb 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 14

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    The indefensible. I am marking this as adult though there is no sexual content. I had a car when we got married , so did my husband and then we bought a truck. The in-laws were...
    wordofwarning wordofwarning 51-55, F Mar 17

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    The White Side of the Story of Negroes This is the reason CNN has dropped Buchanan. It's like Newt G. Said, "you're not supposed to bring up uncomfortable Facts." (verified on...
    MrBrownstone MrBrownstone 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I donated my hair a few days ago! 10 inches gone and being used to make a wig for a child. I'm so happy :D
    punicorn1 punicorn1 13-15, F Mar 22

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    I am watching the season premiere of It Takes A Church. It is one of my favorite reality shows. It's hosted by Natalie Grant who is my favorite female Christian singer and she...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    Loss is such a unique feeling. All that once was, is forever lost and there are no more tomorrows left to share with that person. It eats into the realism of your soul so...
    SwanSongRebeL SwanSongRebeL 36-40, F 7 Responses Mar 4

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