Ed Schaefer considers last Friday to have been his one-month birthday.
That might confuse anyone who knows the retired Laurel postmaster, who turned 64 in August. But to Mr. Schaefer, who spent 88 days in the hospital this year, it makes perfect sense: Oct. 21 marked 30 days since he received a heart transplant and his life began anew.
I remember the day I became a registered organ donor. I was 23 years old and a few months removed from leaving the State of New York for sunny Southern California. READ
More than 40 years after they met inside Mrs. Coon’s Greenport Elementary School classroom, Beth Reed wants to give her childhood friend Joann Tamin a special gift: a healthy kidney. READ