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The Gift That Heals: Stories of Hope, Renewal And Transformation Through Organ And Tissue Donation

The Gift That Heals Stories of Hope Renewal And Transformation Through Organ And Tissue Donation The stories in this book are about life coming out of death A police officer left for dead in a hail of bullets can golf and fish again a woman whose lungs were at one time so diseased that she was

  • Title: The Gift That Heals: Stories of Hope, Renewal And Transformation Through Organ And Tissue Donation
  • Author: Reg Green
  • ISBN: 9781434350695
  • Page: 463
  • Format: Paperback
  • The stories in this book are about life coming out of death A police officer, left for dead in a hail of bullets, can golf and fish again a woman, whose lungs were at one time so diseased that she was dependent on oxygen, has since climbed 5,000 feet to the summit of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park carrying a 25 pound backpack a man who was fighting for his life wenThe stories in this book are about life coming out of death A police officer, left for dead in a hail of bullets, can golf and fish again a woman, whose lungs were at one time so diseased that she was dependent on oxygen, has since climbed 5,000 feet to the summit of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park carrying a 25 pound backpack a man who was fighting for his life went on to become an Olympic champion On one side, they tell of transplanted human organs and tissue transforming lives and, on the other, the inspiring selflessness of the families who donated them at the bleakest moment of their lives The Gift that Heals is published jointly by United Network for Organ Sharing unos and the Nicholas Green Foundation nicholasgreen It was written by Reg Green, the father of a seven year old California boy, Nicholas, who was shot in an attempted robbery while the family was on vacation in Italy The story captured the imagination of the world when he and his wife, Maggie, donated their son s organs and corneas to seven Italians United Network for Organ Sharing UNOS is the non profit membership organization that administers the U.S organ sharing system and focuses on increasing organ donation through technology, education and research In 2001, UNOS created the National Donor Memorial donormemorial to celebrate and thank America s organ and tissue donors and their families For information on registering to become an organ and tissue donor, please go to the Donate Life America website donatelife or call 800 355 7427.

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    1. Approached by UNOS to write this book, “donor dad” Reg Green draws on his international network of donor and transplant resources to offer us a soft cover inexpensive book that covers the subject like no other I have ever read. From literally thousands of stories and interviews collected over the years since 1994 when his own son’s tragic death led to a revolution in the Italian organ donor attitude when as a visiting tourist the family donated their son’s organs for transplant there, Re [...]

    2. I recently got a job in a lab that is part of our hospital's kidney/pancreas transplant program, and while I had always been interested in organ transplants, my job renewed the interest. When I saw this book featured in a magazine, I knew it was a must-read, because my job only involves a small part of the transplant process and this book presented the opportunity to learn about organ transplants from many other perspectives. This book got its rating merely due to its length. I read Chicken Soup [...]

    3. I read this coming back from Devon on the train yesterday as part of my preparation for a novel on the subject of organ donation. It's a collection of short accounts about the actual experiences of families, individuals and professionals involved in organ/tissue retrieval or reception. Very readable and thought-provoking. Makes me wish I'd been more altruistic myself in my younger, more fit, days.

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