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A Living Act of Kindness

Written by Jordan, Hudson’s mother and organ donation advocate. Edited by CC Cunningham, CKF Program Manager. My son, Hudson, was born on October 27th, 2016 with a condition called heterotaxy. At ten days old, he underwent surgery to prevent bowel mal-rotation and, while operating, an exploratory search revealed Hudson’s liver

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From MELD to Marathons

Written by Maksim Koloskov, liver transplant recipient and one of nine individuals who will be running on the Chris Klug Foundation’s charity team in the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 4th. Edited by CC Cunningham, CKF Program Coordinator. “They must have mixed up the lab results,”

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Time to Transplant: Bella’s PSC Story

Written by Tracy Pacini, Bella’s mother. Edited by CC Cunningham, CKF Program Coordinator. It all started when Bella Pacini was in first grade. She was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, an inflammatory bowel disease in which the immune system attacks the gastrointestinal tract. At the time of diagnosis, Bella’s doctors noticed

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Ain’t No Party Like a West Coast Party…with CKF!

Written by CC Cunningham, blog writer and Program Coordinator for the Chris Klug Foundation. …’cause a West Coast [CKF] party don’t stop! And what a party it was! On September 19th, as part of our Patient Ambassador Program, sponsored by Astellas, the Chris Klug Foundation traveled to sunny San Diego,

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The Kidney Warrior Project

Lisa Emmott is the creator of the Kidney Warrior project, an effort to raise awareness about living organ donation while encouraging people to become living organ donors. Lisa and her husband, Neil, sat down with CKF to tell their story and talk about why living donation is so important. When

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Gene’s Big Dumb Kidneys

My name is Gene and was my dad’s name, too. My father is very much on my mind as I stand next in line to face the same disease that took him away. Polycystic kidney disease, or PKD, results in kidneys with cysts. These cysts fill with water thereby slowly

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