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A stranger’s gift of new life for Ryder

To find a kidney donor for her son, Desiree Teubert posted heartfelt requests on TikTok. The videos caught the eye of Heather Kimbrough, who was eventually approved to be his donor. On March 19, Ryder got a new kidney.

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Women who met at Mass. Target home recovering after successful kidney transplant

Last summer, Debbie Munley was leaving Target in Marlborough, MA, when she saw Gail Weisberg’s sign on her car in the parking lot pleading for someone to donate a kidney. Without hesitation, Munley approached Weisberg and offered to help. Now, the two are recovering at home after a successful kidney transplant.

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Single dad receives kidney donation from total stranger who replied on social media

In the Charlotte, North Carolina, area, two dads have developed an irreplaceable bond after one donated a kidney to the other. Steve Sanders, who had been living with a very rare genetic condition called uromodulin kidney disease (UKD), decided to search for a kidney donor through a website he created. He shared the info on […]

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After 8 months of searching, Tennessee woman finds a kidney donor

A woman from Gray, Tennessee, who needed a kidney has found a donor. Devin King set up billboards and started a GoFundMe page and found a live donor through social media eight months later. The young lady and Devin have met and are excited for the surgery next week.

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