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    Thanksgiving- The Gift of Transplantation Medicine

    Last week, I was invited to join “The Celebration of Thanksgiving- Gift of Transplantation Medicine.” The event was held to honor donor families & recipients at #UTSouthwesternmedicalcenter There were hundreds of donor families & just 36 of us (recipients) I swapped stories with a couple of them but I connected with a teacher who’s story really touched me. She came to honor a little boy that passed away from a car accident in June. The driver was distracted-texting. A lot of staff from his school showed up to remember him. They described him as respectful, passionate and thoughtful. He would ask his mom to send gifts to his teachers when they had a bad…