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I Was in the Prime of My Life When I Almost Died

I Was in the Prime of My Life When I Almost Died

I was in the prime of my life when I almost died. I had no medical problems before all of this. I didn’t know that it was going to happen. I am currently an Emergency Medicine physician-in-training. I was going to be done with training this year, and then I was going...
Pediatric Transplant:  A Father’s Perspective

Pediatric Transplant:  A Father’s Perspective

By:  Joseph P. Hillenburg There are currently almost 2,000 children on the organ transplant waiting list in the United States, with many more children on waiting lists in other countries. In 2011, my son, Ben, was one of those children. His life started just like...
Give Life! This Holiday Season

Give Life! This Holiday Season

Quick Facts:  Thousands of patients who are waiting for organs face serious challenges beyond their physical health, including: Fear of losing Social Security Income (SSI) Benefits Concern over depleting retirement, savings and other personal assets Anxiety over...
The special bond of Hudson and Uncle Trevor

The special bond of Hudson and Uncle Trevor

Jordan and Morgan Hill carry with them everywhere a custom-made coin inspired by their son’s liver transplant and the man who saved his life. Morgan had the coin made weeks before his older brother, United States Army Special Operations Command Lt. Col. Trevor Hill,...

Polk City, FL Resident Gets Second Chance

Bobby Williams spent the first week living in Polk City, Florida, in the intensive care unit at the hospital in his new city while friends unloaded his moving truck. When Williams and his wife, Karen, agreed to return to Florida from Tennessee for work in 2016, they...

Jacksonville resident in need of kidney transplant

Jacksonville resident Dawn De Leon believes there are angels without wings and she has faith that there is one in the form of a kidney donor who can save her life. “I have really strong faith and I feel someone is going to come forward and be a donor,” De Leon said....