It Takes 1 Minute and 1 Decision to Save 8 Lives

In 2017, my family was devastated upon learning that my husband had end-stage non-alcoholic liver disease that had turned to liver failure and liver cancer. His only chance of survival: a liver transplant. For the next few months, all my dreams revolved around a new liver for my husband. Throughout these months, I spent countless …

From a Living Organ Donor: How I Convinced My Loved One to Accept My Organ

In November of 2017, I became a living liver donor to my husband. At the time, he was battling liver failure and liver cancer stemming from non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). Concerns about his liver began when he was only five years old. As the years passed, NASH turned fat in his liver to scar. As his …

When a Darkest Hour Forms an Eternal Bond: A Living Organ Donation Love Story

I met Roger, my future husband, at the house that is now our home. Roger had just settled into the two-acre country home. The story behind its discovery was both a tragic and dear one. The prior tenant had become like a mother to Roger. With a 20-year career as an advanced-life-support EMT behind him, …

It Takes 1 Minute and 1 Decision to Save 8 Lives

In 2017, my family was devastated upon learning that my husband had end-stage non-alcoholic liver disease that had turned to liver failure and liver cancer. His only chance of survival: a liver transplant. For the next few months, all my dreams revolved around a new liver for my husband. Throughout these months, I spent countless …