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A Donor Sister’s Perspective of Loss

posted on 10 Apr 2019 in Aftercare

Being a donor sibling comes with a huge sense of responsibility. Being the oldest of three, there was always a sense of responsibility to look after my brother and sister – to take care of them when times got tough. I nurtured them and made sure they were ok. I tested the limits with mom […]
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Tissue Donor Hero, Justin

Tissue Donor Hero: Justin

posted on 31 Jan 2019 in Blog

My son, Justin, passed away on May 31, 2018. We only had nine short months with him. It was and still remains the worst day of my life when I was told there was nothing else the doctors could do for him. I received a call from Indiana Donor Network the day he died approaching […]
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celebrating birthdays after loss

Celebrating Birthdays After Loss

posted on 3 Dec 2018 in Aftercare

For most of us, birthdays are a day of celebration. We laugh, we celebrate and we spend time with those that we love. What if you reach a birthday and the person you want to celebrate isn’t there? What do you do? Our family was recently faced with this exact question as we quickly approached […]
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Rose Parade Honoree’s Family to Depart for Pasadena

Rose Parade Honoree’s Family to Depart for Pasadena

posted on 27 Dec 2018 in

INDIANAPOLIS – Justin Langford, of Zionsville, Indiana, is representing Indiana donor heroes and their families as Indiana Donor Network’s 2019 floragraph honoree on the Donate Life Rose Parade Float in the Tournament of Roses Parade on New Year’s Day. On December 28, 2018, the Langford family will depart for Pasadena, California for the Rose Parade. […]
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