TRIO Youth Circle: Our Stories
Read our stories of hope and inspiration, and if you are willing, write us with your own story to add here . . .
(e-mail your story for consideration to:
Liver transplant recipient, age: 23, Julie Bonn
Heart (twice) and kidney transplant recipient and author, age: 21, Bill Coon
Living donated kidney transplant recipient, age: 27, Valen Cover
Liver transplant recipient, age:25, Holly Werlein:
Kidney transplant recipient, age:27, Mary Wu:
Liver recipient, Age 20, Gabrielle Archangelo:
Liver recipient, Age 32, Terri Lynne:
Two recent updates from Valen Cover. First is the news that she has been selected as a winner of the Astellas Ride of a Lifetime on the 2011 Rose Bowl Donate Life float. (<-- click here to read her winning essay) Secondly, you can hear her interview on Your Kidney Talk <-- by clicking here
And in a recent MTV special real life show we hear the transplant challenged life stories of two young people: http://www.facebook.com/l/476cb;www.mtv.com/videos/true-life-i-need-a-transplant/1633978/playlist.jhtml
The power of one person spreading the word: "Transplantation
works!" . . .
TV interview (Dec 2010)
Articles about youthful transplant recipients sharing their
Ossining kidney recipient champions organ donation
Twins survive cycstic fibrosis, lung transplants
A Life-Changing Day: My Miraculous Second Chance
Canadian Book Wins Award of Excellence (My Favorite American: Valen Cover's biography)
In Their Words: Valen Cover spreads story of hope, triumph over polycystic kidney disease
Holly Werlein is semifinalist in National Kidney Foundation's competition
Second Chance for the "Gift of Life"
Class of 2010: Erica Stein, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
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