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Two weeks after his surgery, Dylan was back at work. His reach as a donor has continued beyond the transplant chain he started, thanks to his platform as a reporter and his commitment to sharing his experience and advocating for organ donation.
Thankful for surviving a liver transplant in 2008, Clyde Beard returns to the hospital each year to serve a holiday feast.
Born with a congenital heart defect, Megan Cregger was 24 when she had a heart transplant. Just a few weeks later, she was climbing stairs.
His emphysema became so severe, Bill Cooke felt he had no other choice than to have a lung transplant. Now, he can do almost anything he wishes.
Within five weeks, Dan Lineberger went from being completely healthy to needing a liver transplant - all because of a dietary supplement.
When a Johns Hopkins employee needed a kidney, the Vice President of Human Resources at Johns Hopkins donated one of hers, starting a chain of donations that ultimately saved many lives.
Born with biliary atresia, Sam came to Johns Hopkins for a liver transplant when he was seven years old. His aunt was his living liver donor.
After years of battling with tumors, chemotherapy, and infections, a heart-lung transplant save Antara Desai’s life.
When an employee at the Living Legacy Foundation of Maryland decided to become a live kidney donor, she kept a blog about her experience at Johns Hopkins.