Stories of Hope
Stories of hope
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.
My son was the graduate, but I received the perfect graduation gift.
To everyone suffering from kidney disease, is on dialysis, waiting for the gift of life, anything. Do not give up hope! You fight the fight hard and understand miracles do happen.
It has been a very slow and difficult recovery for Jax, but he is a true warrior and continues to show true strength.
My recovery has been good, as far as I can tell, and all credit must go to the health care heroes.
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.
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 name is Tash. I am 29 years old and was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of 10.
I am a wife, mother, grandmother, nurse and beyond grateful liver transplant recipient. My transplant journey began over eight years ago…
Mohan Mahal’s transplant journey literally and figuratively led to a change of heart. He’s been inspired to give back to the world and to the communities around him.
Struggling with a heart condition diagnosed in 2004, Jesse received a heart transplant during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
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.