Magdalena, NM. Socorro, NM. El Defensor Chieftain
Lynn and I met Pat O’Brien and his wife Nancy in Albuquerque, NM when they offered to host us the two days we were there. Pat also needs a kidney and we did some media together, 3 events to be exact, the first at the University of New Mexico Hospital, 2nd at Presbyterian Hospital (both […]
Another busy day, March 30th.AZTV 7, THE DAILY MIX morning show at 8am in Phoenix, followed by 4,000 odd feet of climbing in 65 miles to Payson, AZ, followed by a newspaper interview once I arrived in Payson.Dinner with our hosts when we arrived in Payson. Link to morning show: https://www.aztv.com/posts/organ-trail-kidney-donation-journey
While Hugh was in the air flying to Phoenix, I was on the ground (ok, actually on the bike) getting Phoenix ready for him. Event at NKR.org network Mayo Transplant hospital this morning. abc15 TV
Many of you will recognize the name of Leesa Thompson. She helped us schedule some events for TOT 2.0 last fall when we were in New York. We are also both members of the National Kidney Donation Organization (NKDO.org). NKDO helped me navigate the path towards my kidney donation. USA Today Humankind Video
Kidney Donor Athletes (KDA.org) made it to the top of Kilimanjaro! What can’t people do after donating a kidney? The only thing I can think of is donate another kidney….while still alive, anyway. Tracey Hulick, native fellow Wisconsinite, was one of the first people I talked to about life after donation. Steve Wilson has joined […]
Bill rode with me (and others) 10 days before my donation surgery in September 2020. He also rode sections of TOT 1.0 and has been, is, and will be, heavily involved on TOT 4.0. His Story.