One summer day, a beautiful, little girl, named Kimberly, was born with sparkly eyes and chubby cheeks to first time parents Cindy and Billy Spruill. She was diagnosed with a rare heart disease, spongy myocardium, a cardiomyopathy described in the literature though never seen by the experienced cardiologist that was in charge and assigned to…Read More
“Do you wish to become an organ, eye and tissue donor?” Viola Barnes knew that her Virginia DMV colleagues asked this lifesaving question every day. What she didn’t realize was that at some point that question could impact her life drastically. In 2006 Viola was diagnosed with kidney disease. She was able to manage it…Read More
Jan Garver-Flanders’ life is dedicated to art and the beauty of written communication. She is a professional calligrapher who is often asked to share her expertise on etiquette. Something she takes very seriously. Unfortunately, she did not realize that she missed an important opportunity to send thank you notes until she lost her husband, Paul…Read More
Hughton and Sophia Hughton Maye faced challenges for years with diabetes. Diagnosed in 2004, he struggled with the treatment and management of the disease. In 2012, his doctors started seeing evidence of his diabetes affecting his kidneys. Keeping a close watch on things, they were able to manage it until 2019 when he received the…Read More
Captain Terry D. Mosher spent his life serving his country so it made perfect sense that he would also register to help others by giving the gift of life and sight. He began his Naval career at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, and graduated in 1984. He had Command of USS Mahan DDG 72 Arleigh…Read More
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