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Real stories about organ, eye and tissue donation in Nebraska.

Jake's Story

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Jake Holscher is preparing to embark on a grueling 3,000 mile bike ride, Race Across America, June 10-22, and will use this challenging event as an opportunity to promote organ donation and honor his mother, Louise Holcher,... and his friend, Garrett Schlichtemeier, who were both organ donors from his hometown of Ogallala, NE. Contestants have only 288 hours to race from Oceanside, CA to Annapolis, MD.

Chadron State College, where he graduated, ran this story on his upcoming adventure: Click Here

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Richard's Story


Prior to my transplant, everything was fine, except for reading. I was not able to read very well and needed a lot of light. My golf score had nothing to do with my poor eyesight, however, I was able to use it as a handy excuse! Thankfully, there was no waiting time for my transplant. Dr. Peters set a date for me to go to the office where the procedure would take place. The surgery was somewhat uncomfortable, but what surgery isn't? Dr. Peters and his staff were outstanding - before, during, and after all was done. I just followed instructions.

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Public Service Announcement - John Beasley


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The Westman Family Story, Times 3

Editor’s Note: Caring for a child who has received an organ transplant is both a tremendous challenge and a tremendous blessing. The Westman family has faced these experiences tenfold, since they have adopted or fostered 10 transplant children! Here are the stories of their three adopted children, Shante, Tori and Jay.

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