Transplant recipients kick off 2008 g...

Transplant recipients kick off 2008 games (AUDIO & VIDEO)

There are 2 comments on the GoErie.com story from Jul 10, 2008, titled Transplant recipients kick off 2008 games (AUDIO & VIDEO). In it, GoErie.com reports that:

Jamie Stroup, 29, of Titusville was one of four relay walkers who carried a torch down State Street in Erie on July 9 to bring awareness to the 2008 U.S. Transplant Games which will begin in Pittsburgh on July ...

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Jamie

United States

#1 Jul 10, 2008
Hi, this is Jamie; the one featured in the article. Thank you to all who came out to support us in our torch run for life. I just wanted to add a bit about myself here. Trying to describe life before and after transplantation can be difficult. I mentioned that I could not attend school because I was so physically weak. However, I forgot to say that because of the miracle of transplantation, I was able to return to school and graduate with my class. I also graduated college a few years after. My message here is simple, Transplantation Works, I wouldn't be here today if I hadn't received the "Gife of Life."

DONATE LIFE,
Jamie
George

Pittsburgh, PA

#2 Jul 15, 2008
We had a GREAT time in Pittsburgh at the Games this year!! They were GREAT hosts!!! I didnt win any medals this year, but, it's all about having FUN and showing the nation and the world that transplatation really DOES work!!
kidney transplant 11.4.75
george
GO TEAM MARYLAND!!!!

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