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I Donated a Kidney

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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 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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    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 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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    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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    TMI.... Or not enough? A week ago I had no idea what renal colic was. I knew it was bad and not something I wanted. A week ago a baby was still not entirely out of the question...
    owchimama owchimama 31-35, F Mar 25

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    In October I chopped off almost all of my hair to donate to locks of love. I miss it so much but I'm happy to have donated it it though I'm growing it back out then eventually...
    Kaylamay17 Kaylamay17 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    I Have, And I Felt Good About It: I have donated my hair twice, once in second grade and once my senior year of high school. I will donate my hair, whenever I can, because it is...
    Belieber4Life Belieber4Life 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I need money .i am 24 aged boy plz friends help me ... please purchase my kidney ... contact :-9990714602..
    edit9094 edit9094 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 28

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      i am lalith jain from bangalore i want to donate my kidney,blood group is ab positive,age 36,healthy,no habits,num--9972942389,9341397614,pls if u r seriuos then only call...
    nola241 nola241 31-35, M Apr 5

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    im victor from phil I want to sell my kidney im 32 yrs old,72kgs.i need urgently need money..
    vmgpaf825659 vmgpaf825659 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I am victor from phil I want to sell my kidney im 32 yrs old,72kgs.i just urgently money..call me in my mobile no. 09467470848..asap
    vmgpaf825659 vmgpaf825659 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    i want to donate one of my kidney ,i have some personal issue in home,pls help me,my blood group is AB POSITIVE,age is 36,healthy no habits,i am lalith jain from bangalore,num...
    mali891 mali891 31-35 a week ago

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    Hi I'm Prasenjeet Acharya and I want to sell one of my kidney urgently in exchange of Rs.15,00,000.00 (Rupees Fifteen Lacs). I am a healthy man of 30 years (DOB: 02.12.1985). Needy...
    prasenjeet prasenjeet 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    hi im jay-arr econar from cugman cagayan de oro city phollipines i want to sell my kidney im 25 years of age you me contact through my mobile #09351196323 i need cash only
    jayarr89 jayarr89 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Everyday is a battle. Today was better than most. Tomorrow I have to go and get a CT on my head because of severe crippling headaches that don't go away. Then off to dialysis. Hard...
    cartermurrows cartermurrows 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I want to donate my kidney 33 female. m from Hyderabad. Due to some financial problems. I want need money very urjent. 09573788512
    premasha premasha 31-35, F 3 hrs ago

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    If anyone is going to understand my situation you best read my other stories and i will still answer any questions you have but I was given the choice of wait for a kidney or lose...
    sammyfallback sammyfallback 18-21, F Apr 9

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    I was never sick as a child-actually, quite the opposite. I was strong, rambunctious, energetic, and was constantly getting in to this I wasn't supposed to. Lol. So, fast forward...
    RustyJames2130 RustyJames2130 31-35, F Mar 23

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    I was diagnosed with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus when I was 10, I have Nephritis meaning it's only attacking my kidneys at one point it was attacking my blood, lungs, and kidneys...
    yeahidgaf yeahidgaf 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    I was diagnosed last year with a chronic pain condition that formed from me passing 4-8 kidney stones a year. Since I keep passing the stones I will always be in agony and when I...
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    My wife passed almost 2 weeks ago to AML a type of leukemia. She had been through three chemo treatments and had done so well, so strong. Doctors said she was in complete remission...
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    I have always been obsessing with being thin ever since I was little. I have never allowed myself to get to a size 3 in pants, I am currently a size 0 and sometimes go down to a 00...
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    After over 20 years and 3 doctors later, they finally figured out which autoimmune disease I have. I'm lucky that I am in remission right now but it has affected my kidneys. I have...
    Booksaremypassion Booksaremypassion 41-45, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    My best friends sister committed suicide about three years ago... I can still remember the day it happened. It was June 21. We had just gotten done with our play practice and I...
    sarahjade123 sarahjade123 13-15, F Mar 26

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    Recently, I got back into reading. "Never judge a book by its cover' is so true. I have finished 3 books in the course of 2 months. I am now reading a second book of one of the...
    strangerinacrowd strangerinacrowd 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    Interview with Gil Gerard, American Actor Known for his role as Captain William 'Buck' Rogers Interviewed by Lisa Steele - HPI Paranormal Investigator/Psychic and On-the-Spot...
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    So 6 months ago I had a physical and my blood pressure was 139/80, borderline hypertension... Monday, when I donated platelets, my blood pressure was 118/60-something (I don't...
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    Yes I do believe in god and i have faith in him... But few people think that god is in heaven and watching us on every moment... According to me god is not an object to see him...
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    it really hurts. my whole life, it hurts. it seems to be a whole blob of misfortune. one on top of the other. my mother abusing me and my brother, my brother becoming suicidal, our...
    seleniasky seleniasky 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    Few things that need fixed; one, why does chat not work? I enabled it and pressed the chat button but yet it still says I am unsubscribed, even though it said I was when I pressed...
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    1. Read more than 40 books 2. Went to Nevada 3. Went to Texas 4. Went to Arizona 5. Went to Louisiana 6. Went camping 7. Gotten straight A's 8. Watch every episode of Avatar...
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    I don't do tarot but I do read Oracle cards it's sort of the same thing but not quite. Anyways I hear and read Faerys but only recently the newest deck I had gotten told me that it...
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    America, the little lifesaving station(I cannot take credit for this illustration or poem. I heard the parable told by my father, the late Rev. Roosevelt Leon Walker, Jr. and read...
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    It's amazing how many of the most elite companies in the world all donated money to hide GMO labeling yet our government promises GMOs are completely healthy, and Obama passes...
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    It's about my dad. He has high blood pressure, diabetes and chronic kidney disease stage 5 and he's very hot tempered, egoistic and perfectionist. His anxiety just drive me and my...
    bubblyeater bubblyeater 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    i will drink all the seawater with straw!until the beach will dry out!i wont give up until i have kidney stones yaay! :3
    yaysandwich yaysandwich 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    So. Who else is a chronic insomniac like me who hasn't been able to go to sleep normally for the past 6 years or so? I've had problem going to sleep for a long time and it's...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 25

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    About six or seven years ago I was diagnosed with Sidney cancer. I had one of my kidneys removed. I have been cancer free since then - but these last few days have been very...
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    I have Lupus and Lupus nephritis an incurable autoimmune disease and kidney involvement. One of the issues of living with an incurable disease is that its also an invisible...
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    I am 26 years old and I have chronic pancreatitis with a surgery coming up. My story started 2.5 years ago when I had a snowboarding accident. When I fell I hit my abdomen pretty...
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