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[KARE 11, August 30, 2019]   When family members of two women needing new kidneys took to the state fair with signs seeking donors, it sparked media stories & questions from the public.
August 30, 2019
[KSTP TV, April 04, 2019]   Last year 15 critically ill people received a heart transplant at Allina Health's Abbott Northwestern Hospital . Many more donated organs for transplant.
April 04, 2019
[KSTP TV, April 05, 2018]   A group of Minnesotans who are living life to the fullest after organ donation met to say thank you Thursday. Two sisters are healthy and happy nine years after one of the sisters donated a kidney to the other.
April 05, 2018
[Star Tribune, October 21, 2017]   The couple from New Zealand figured they each had a kidney to spare. So why not give one away?
October 21, 2017
[KSTP TV, April 07, 2016]   As part of National Donate Life Month, Abbott Northwestern staff honored organ donors, recipients and their families today. And, they unveiled a new recognition wall honoring donors and the tremendous impact their gift can make in the lives of transplant recipients was unveiled.
April 07, 2016
[KMSP Fox 9 News, June 30, 2015]   After a very short wait, Elizabeth Sammons, who spends her time crocheting scarves for the needy, got her heart transplant just two weeks ago and is now ready to go home. Sammons was able to manage making four scarves for the needy while waiting for her transplant at Abbott Northwestern Hospital 's Minneapolis Heart Institute , but her old heart was getting weak.
June 30, 2015
[Star Tribune, September 30, 2014]   Blake Brunner is one of the first patients to be evaluated for an “explant” at the Minneapolis Heart Institute at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. A final decision might come this week.
October 03, 2014
[KMSP-TV, October 01, 2014]   Two years ago, Collette Koskinen was just an ordinary mortal who sold cars for a living. That all changed when a virus drove her to the hospital and she was placed on life support.
October 01, 2014
[KSTP & KARE, February 14, 2013]   There's probably no better day than Valentine's Day to honor those who have shared their hearts in a most profound way. Last year, Minnesota transplant centers performed a record number of heart transplants.
February 15, 2013
[Lillie News, January 01, 0001]   When Terrie and Eldy Rameaux of Woodbury vowed stay at each other's sides in sickness and in health nine years ago, they didn't know that someday that vow would lead Terrie to donate one of her kidneys to Eldy. Although Eldy could have survived for years on dialysis, the couple decided the transplant would provide him with the quality of life he was missing.
December 10, 2012