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Offline Karol

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Kidney donor - Donate Life Rose Parade float
« on: December 29, 2018, 08:19:35 PM »
Yay!! Jenna’s Kidney-swap donor Gary arrived in Pasadena today to get ready for the Donate Life Rose Parade Float on New Year’s Day!
Jenna spent nearly 5 years on dialysis, with 100% antibodies, waiting for a match. The wait for a kidney transplant is over 10 years here in Los Angeles. If it weren’t for people like Gary, who are willing to go through surgery to save another person’s life, people like Jenna might not live long enough to get a transplant. He gave his kidney to a stranger so Jenna could get one in return. We are so grateful for his sacrifice and support for Jenna! I always cry whenever the Donate Life float goes by. It brings awareness to Gary's story as an example of a healthy living donor - and also to the fact that there are still nearly 100,000 Americans waiting for a kidney transplant. There are many more participants, you can read about Gary and others here https://www.donatelifefloat.org/wp/2019-gary-frey/
Daughter Jenna is 31 years old and was on dialysis.
7/17 She received a kidney from a living donor.
Please email us: kidney4jenna@gmail.com
Facebook for Jenna: https://www.facebook.com/WantedKidneyDonor
~ We are forever grateful to her 1st donor Patrice, who gave her 7 years of health and freedom

 

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