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Erika Zak, mom who inspired millions in her Fight to get a liver, dies at 39

Erika Zak, the mother who inspired millions through her resilience to fight for a liver transplant, died early Friday during surgery, her husband, Scott Powers, told CNN. She was 39.  Source: CNN – Her death came after a liver became available Thursday afternoon, and her transplant team at the Cleveland Clinic hustled to prepare her for …

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This Nonprofit Just Took a Big Step to Make Kidney Donation in the US Easier

Donating a kidney saves a life — and now it doesn’t have to cost you money. On Wednesday, NKR announced that all donors giving through swaps NKR puts together will now be eligible for Donor Shield, a program where donors can get reimbursed for major expenses like lost wages, transportation costs, and lodging expenses for their caregivers. Source: …

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