Hunter had big plans to become a doctor, but complications from his cystic fibrosis left him as a patient in need of a new liver.
With the transplant, Lita has been able to continue to fill her life with good music, powwows, dancing and the Gathering of Nations. She encourages everyone to consider signing up to be a donor.
As a rabbi, I can think of no higher mitzvah, or commandment, than giving someone else the gift of life,” says Rabbi Glazer.
Benjamin was diagnosed with a rare, life-threatening liver disease when he was just nine weeks old. During his first months of life, Benjamin endured serious feeding difficulties, surgery and countless doctor appointments.
Triple-organ recipient Apurva has dedicated his career to global development endeavors in support of social service organizations around the world.
Looking at Valerie today, it is impossible to tell that she was once deathly ill. It was so long ago, Valerie does not even remember that terrible time herself. She does know, however, that a liver transplant saved her life.