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  • Bone Marrow: The best kind of gift

    September 3, 2014 | 11:06 am

    In 2002, Los Angeles native Ronnel Conn was an undergraduate at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. When he heard there would be a bone marrow donor drive at the campus Hillel for a D.C. local in need, he showed up and got his cheek swabbed, because, he said, “It...

  • Brain-dead Israeli boy’s kidney donated to Palestinian child

    June 6, 2013 | 4:10 pm

    The kidney of a 3-year-old Israeli boy was successfully transplanted to a 10-year-old Palestinian child.

    The parents of Noam Naor decided to donate his kidneys after their son was declared brain dead nearly two weeks ago after falling from a window in his parents’ apartment.

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  • Transplant Recipient Will Parade Success

    By Nancy Sokoler Steiner

    December 29, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Like many native Angelenos, Ilene Feder has never been to the annual Rose Parade in Pasadena. However, the Studio City resident not only will be attending the New Year's day festivities on Monday, Jan. 2, for the 118th Rose Parade, but will have a vantage point few get to...

  • A Kidney for Chana

    By Gaby Wenig

    November 18, 2004 | 7:00 pm

     

    Chana Bogatz is 5 years old, and she loves cutting and pasting paper, playing with her brothers and sisters and having "Happy Birthday" sung to her.

    In those ways she is a normal child, in other ways, she is not. She has never eaten food through her mouth -- only through a...

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  • Just the Right Size

    By Mike Levy

    November 8, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    This is a heartwarming story about a kidney.

    The kidney in question belongs to Mike Jones. It used to belong to Patricia Abdullah.

    Jones and Abdullah have very little, apparently, in common. Jones is an African American man. Abdullah is a female descendant of the Hawaiian royal...

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