Posts tagged ‘donor’

March 10, 2019

A Life line for Oscar

by duncanr

there are so many arseholes in the world, it’s nice to be reminded now and again that there are good folk around too

Oscar is 5 year old but unless a stem-cell match is found in the next 3 months, he will not live to see his 6th birthday

heartening then to see almost 5,000 strangers queueing for hours in the rain to see if

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February 11, 2019

Dad was a Serial Wanker

by duncanr

a chicago woman who sent a sample of her DNA to testing site ’23andMe’ was somewhat surprised at the results

seems the biological dad she had never met had been a busy man and she had 15 – at the last count – half brothers and sisters she knew nothing about ( )

September 22, 2018

Stop Wasting Life

by duncanr

many folk die each year whilst waiting for an organ transplant

in part, this is because too few people register to donate their organs after death and, of those who do, relatives are sometimes unaware of the deceased person’s wishes

a recent advertising campaign in Venezuela seeks to address these two issues

I hope the campaign achieves its objective and more organs become available for transplant but one problem is still to be tackled – even when the deceased person has

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May 23, 2015

A Man and his Dog

by duncanr

might want to have a hanky handy for this one, folks !

September 6, 2012

Kidney Wanted for Wife

by duncanr

William and Jimmy Sue Swilling have been married for 56 years but now . . .

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