DL Life Logo JUNE 6,2014 - - - - 122,906 AMERICANS ARE CANDIDATES ON THE UNOS TRANSPLANT WAIT LIST DL Life Logo 100,817 waiting for a kidney DL Life Logo 15,753 wait-listed for a liver DL Life Logo 1,194 waiting for a pancreasDL Life Logo 2,054 needing a Kidney-PancreasDL Life Logo 4,026 waiting for a life-saving heartDL Life Logo 1,658 waiting for a lungDL Life Logo 55 waiting for a heart-lungDL Life Logo 261 waiting for small bowelDL Life Logo One organ donor has the opportunity to save up to 8 lives DL Life Logo One tissue donor has the opportunity to save and -or enhance the lives of 50 or more individuals DL Life Logo You have the power to SAVE Lives by becoming an organ, eye and tissue donor, so what are you waiting for? To learn how to register click HEREDL Life Logo

Sunday, June 17, 2012

Jackson man, daughter celebrate Father's Day through uncommon bond

MLive.com


Photo: Citizen Patriot | Hannah PotesSteve Dobson, 66, left, was the recipient of a new kidney on April 25th, the same day that his daughter Cathy Dobson-Tabor, 43, donated one of her own kidneys through a paired march donation program.

JACKSON, MI -- A Jackson man and his daughter are spending Father's Day celebrating a unique and uncommon bond that has brought them even closer together.

Steve Dobson, 66, of Jackson and his daughter, Cathy Tabor, 43, of Belleville, both underwent kidney surgery on the same day, at the same hospital: Tabor was donating her kidney, while Dobson was receiving one from a separate donor match through the University of Michigan Health System's Paired Kidney Donation Program.

Steve Dobson, 66, of Jackson and his daughter, Cathy Tabor, 43, of Belleville, both underwent kidney surgery on the same day, at the same hospital: Tabor was donating her kidney, while Dobson was receiving one from a separate donor match through the University of Michigan Health System's Paired Kidney Donation Program.

Read more: http://www.mlive.com/news/jackson/index.ssf/2012/06/jackson_man_daughter_celebrate.html

{Register to be an organ,eye and tissue donor. To learn how, www.donatelife.net or www.organdonor.gov}

No comments: