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Stories of Hope

Stories of hope

True resilience

Latasha Traynham's 2019 double lung transplant restored her to an active life. Her family and transplant team gifted her with encouraging messages on a lung pillow. And Resilience, an art exhibit at the Gallery at UNOS, was put in motion by her daughter to honor her strength and perseverance.

Virtually tour the National Donor Memorial or read donor tributes

Jax the Heart Warrior

Jax the Heart Warrior

It has been a very slow and difficult recovery for Jax, but he is a true warrior and continues to show true strength.

Lisa Armijo: My miracle

Lisa Armijo: My miracle

A great miracle came through for me. Doctors walked in one evening and advised they were placing me on the list because they believed they had a match for me.

Nikita Patel: My Transplant Journey

Nikita Patel: My Transplant Journey

I wanted to share my journey in a raw way in honor of this special month that recognizes donors and their sacrifices while attempting to increase organ donor registrations among communities of color.

My Lung Transplant Journey

My Lung Transplant Journey

My transplant story begins back when I was 4 years old before we ever knew it where it would lead. At that age, I received a diagnosis of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis.

The Ripple Effect of Donation

The Ripple Effect of Donation

In 2014, at the age of 25 Lisa was hours away from dying due to acute liver failure when she received a life-saving liver transplant from her donor, Courtney Sterling.

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