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Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Hardeeville's Wright thankful for second chance at life

Special to the Jasper County Sun TimesBeverly Wright, middle, enjoys representing South Carolina in the Transplant Games because it allows her to connect with not only other transplant survivors but also the donors.
Jasper County Sun Times | Jessica Lawrence

One Hardeeville woman remains thankful for her second chance on life and celebrates with others who received the opportunity because of someone else’s willingness to donate.

Beverly Wright, 54, made her way to Ohio to participate in her fourth Donate Life Transplant Games of America, an Olympic-type event that brings together recipients, living donors, donor families and health professionals to celebrate the success of transplantation.
On Aug. 12, 2003, Wright became ill and was thought to just have a temporary virus. She was given antibiotics. But when the medicine showed no sign of improving Wright’s health, she received blood work and when the results came in she was rushed to the emergency room. Continue reading
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