Recipient Stories

Deacon’s Story

Our family has been blessed by Corneal donation on numerous occasions. Sadly, our son was born with a rare genetic condition that caused his corneas to cloud over, looking much like someone…

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Jordan’s Story

The Most Wonderful Gift I Ever Recieved I am writing this personal story to shed light on an important and life-changing gift that I received: organ/tissue donation. When I was growing up…

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Alysa’s Story

If you were to use one word to describe Alysa Samaratunga it would be brave. She has faced much success in her 16 years, however, not without adversity, and that adversity has…

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Shirley’s Story

One might call me a veteran of corneal transplants.  I had my first corneal transplant in 1966 after being diagnosed with Keratoconus which is a degenerative disorder of the eye. This was…

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Vladamir’s Story

Before my corneal transplant “it was like I was in a fog”, says Gabriola Islander Vladimir. “I loved to cook but couldn’t do that anymore.”  There were so many things I could…

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