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Fifty for 50, Stories of Hope | April 1, 2021

‘I just tell people: think of your loved ones.’

Katy Rozman has a message for young transplant recipients or young people waiting for a new life-saving organ: you are not alone. “Sometimes all we…

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Fifty for 50, Stories of Hope | March 25, 2021

‘He was a giver all his life’

Murphy Ainsworth was always fit, healthy and active – an energetic athlete who is remembered by family and friends as positive and carefree, with an…

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Aimee Cruz, two-time liver transplant recipient, smiles for the camera in front of a white brick wall
Fifty for 50, Stories of Hope | March 17, 2021

‘I see life in a different way now’

Aimee Cruz would be the first person to tell you she’s lucky to be alive. Originally from Puerto Rico, the Ann Arbor resident has had…

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Fifty for 50, Stories of Hope | March 5, 2021

‘It changes the way you look at everything’

Leah Howell celebrates two birthdays on the same day every year. One is hers, the other is her donated kidney, which she received the day…

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Fifty for 50, Stories of Hope | February 26, 2021

Teen leaves legacy of kindness, faith and healing

Stephen May had three words that he lived by: Everybody Love Everybody. He initially took it from the 2008 Will Ferrell movie Semi- Pro, but…

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Fifty for 50, Stories of Hope | February 19, 2021

Donated heart grants Lansing woman 24 years of added life, and counting

Kay Walters just celebrated her 70th birthday. Later this year, she’ll mark an even more significant milestone: her 24th year living with a donated heart….

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Fifty for 50, Stories of Hope | February 12, 2021

Decision to donate is a ‘silver lining’ for Michigan family

‘It’s been the thing that’s kept me going,’ daughter says Marty Townsend never met a stranger. “He could talk to anybody,” said his daughter, Kimberly….

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Fifty for 50, Stories of Hope | February 5, 2021

Faith, family and friends help Canton mom triumph over hardship

Last year marked a new beginning for Keisha Dulin. The 41-year-old Canton resident is continuing to heal after receiving a new heart in 2020 –…

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Fifty for 50, Stories of Hope | January 29, 2021

‘My son. My Bobby. My hero.’

Robert “Bobby” Ramos was a hard worker with a creative side. “He was always doing something creative,” his father, Robert, said of his son, who…

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Fifty for 50, Stories of Hope | January 24, 2021

Kidney transplant allows teen to graduate high school

Last year, Acacia Walter-Rooks accomplished something she wasn’t sure she’d be able to do: graduate high school. Now a freshman at Calvin University, Walter-Rooks had…

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Fifty for 50, Stories of Hope | January 16, 2021

Kidney recipient finds purpose in post-transplant advocacy

‘There’s a reason for it, and I think my reason is to help others.’ When a severe headache sent Sonya Cook to the doctor, she…

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Blog, Fifty for 50, Stories of Hope | January 15, 2021

Gift of Life Michigan launches #50for50 campaign to honor anniversary

Gift of Life Michigan is celebrating a milestone this year: the 50th anniversary of our founding. Founded in 1971 by four surgeons who wanted to…

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