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I Wanted To Share A Story Of An Incredible Family!

Good evening! I wanted to share a story of an incredible family! My cousin, Claire (Griffith) Erickson is from Carbondale, Colorado. She is now married to Justin Erickson and they now reside in Red Lodge, Montana. Both are avid skiers/snowboarders. They have 2 children, Shay is 5 yrs old and

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We Knew That Death At A Young Age For Both Of Us Was Quite Possible…

At age 15 I was diagnosed with insulin-dependent diabetes and began taking insulin injections daily.  I was in high school and began dating Vince Taylor a short time later.  He was one month older than me.  We were married at age 20 and dreamed of having children in a few

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Meet-N-Greet: Michael Wells

Michael Wells is a liver transplant recipient of over sixteen and a half years. He is here today because someone and their family made the brave decision to become an organ donor. Michael believes that positive thought breeds positive action. Ever since his liver transplant Michael says a prayer every

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I knew I had to fight for not only my self but my donor who gave me this gift as well…

Hi! My name is Kellany Bailey and I wanted to share my story with you guys! I am now 21 years old but when I was about 16 my parents had noticed bruising all over my legs, at the time I was playing volleyball so we didn’t think much of

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Could a perfect match come from someone imperfect like me?

I knew nothing about organ donation until my husband needed a transplant. After 27 years of juvenile diabetes, his kidneys failed and he went on dialysis. Many people do well on dialysis. Robb did not. In the summer of 1999, I watched him waste away and lose muscle tone, energy,

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I am reminded daily of all of the love that has been poured into my life…

My name is Alec.  I have always been a healthy, active, outgoing person.  I married Megan, also a healthy, active and outgoing person.  We live to be outside in the beautiful Wasatch Mountains, whether we’re running, hiking, biking, skiing, golfing, or just living.  I was so healthy and active, I

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Meet-N-Greet: Dan Palmer

Dan Palmer received a liver transplant and it gave him a second chance at life. We met Dan at the Transplant Games in Cleveland, Ohio. Dan has always had a deep passion for music and he was in charge of the Lyrics For Life at the Transplant Games. He finds

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So, what do I do with my new life?

Growing up I was always active in multiple sports and a very competitive athlete. I attended college and earned degrees in both Exercise Science and Psychology so that I could encourage and educate others about the importance of being healthy and fit both physically and mentally. In 2007, my life

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