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I’m back, better than ever, and ready to live the rest of my life! I’m riding to inspire people everywhere to never give up on their dreams.

Steve Ast is the HeartTransplantGuy!   In 1998, at 26 years old, I was active and healthy. Then something happened to my body three times that summer, and I finally went to the emergency room (what can I say, I’m stubborn). My heart rate was 270 beats per minute and

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I was rushed into emergency surgery immediately following my birth and 98% of my intestines were removed

My name is Acacia Puleo. I was born with a rare intestinal disorder called intestinal malrotation. This means that when my organs were forming before I was born, they kinked at the top and all the tissue below died. I was rushed into emergency surgery immediately following my birth and

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Donerik Black’s bounceback story

Andi O’Malley, director of communications at Donate Life Ohio, nominated winner Donerik Black, of Englewood, Ohio. “I met Donerik 20 years ago and could never imagine back then that this is where his life journey would take him. Donerik’s connection to donation began in 2006 when he donated a kidney

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bounce back award winners announced

The winners of 2016 bounce back awards are announced. Go to bounceback Award page to see the winners.The Chris Klug Foundation (CKF) is pleased to announce the Third Annual Bounce Back Award, presented by Astellas! The CKF Bounce Back Award will recognize two organ transplant recipients who exhibit a great quality of life.

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I didn’t become ARSTRONG until…

I guess I should properly introduce myself, my legal name is Aaron Rouselle I’ve been called Ar my entire life. I didn’t become ARSTRONG until September 17, 2015. Prior to 2015 I had a pretty clean bill of health. I was 30 years old teaching and also working as a

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Today Is The 11th Anniversary Of My..

Jackson has been through so much in his short life and, at only 12 years old, he is an inspiration to everyone he meets. When he was 1 year old, Jackson developed acute fulminant liver failure and was transported to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta where he was placed at the

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