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Meet Melissa Williams -Tissue Navigator

by Melissa Williams | May 20, 2019

I’m Melissa Williams, the new Tissue Navigator at Lurie Children’s Hospital. More than fifteen years ago I began a journey with donation. I worked for Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network as a liaison with funeral directors and forensic professionals. At that time there were obstacles that were standing in the way of more organ and tissue transplants being performed. The improved communications with these important partners made it possible to increase the number of transplants that could be completed.

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Saying Goodbye to Normal

by Rachael Kittleson | Apr 22, 2019

Saying Goodbye to Normal by Rachael KittlesonKelsey's Momwww.KelseysPromise.org As normal goes, we were a normal family…two daughters, two dogs, a...

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Jennifer’s Inspiring Journey

by Libby Kranz | Jan 30, 2019

Jennifer's Inspiring Journey Thank you to Libby Kranz for allowing us to share her blog post. Libby lost her daughter Jennifer to pediatric brain cancer and...

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The Philadelphia Adventure

by Elizabeth Serafin | Feb 12, 2019

The Philadelphia Adventure by B Elizabeth Serafin from The H Life, 12/09/18 reposted with permission Brian and I spent a weekend we will never forget in...

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