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  • Bone Marrow: The best kind of gift

    3 weeks ago

    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...

  • Awaiting transplant, family rallies with hope

    December 4, 2013 | 6:07 pm

    Michael Goldberg’s heart is working just fine.

    The University of Washington professor teaches a class on romantic comedies. From “Annie Hall” to “Pretty Woman,” he leads his students on a tour of film’s fondest genre.

    What Goldberg needs, however, is a new kidney, and it’s not...

  • 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...

  • World Briefs

    By JTA Staff

    September 26, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    LAX Shooter Had Terror Ties?

    The man who killed two people in the July 4 attack at Los Angeles International Airport told U.S. officials in the mid-1990s that Egyptian officials had accused him of being affiliated with terrorists. As a result of the disclosure made this week by...

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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...

  • History in the Making

    By Naomi Segal

    March 23, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    By the time the transplant team approached Doris Ullendorf and Ken Gorfinkle, they had already talked about donating the organs of their first-born son.

    They knew that Ari, who until 48 hours before had been a perfectly healthy 16-month-old, was brain dead, killed by some mysterious...

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