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    Thumbs up Possible donor...

    I just got a call saying that someone has passed the first stage of testing as a possible kidney donor! Blood typing and crossmatch has been done and we are fully compatible, so all the other testing can proceed. HLA antigen matching remains, and the donor could be disqualified at any time, but we've passed the first big hurdle. The other tests will take another couple of weeks, but it is possible that I could have a new kidney by June, and celebrate the 4th with a new lease on life!
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    Tom that is great news indeed - and I hope it can all go forward for you.

    Has to be a stressful year so far, all the not knowing etc - a firm prospect would indeed make for the sun shining brighter. Looking to hear continued better news as the weeks pass.
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    I certainly hope that it works out for you!

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    Good Luck, I'll say a prayer for you tonight!
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    Thumbs up Tom

    I am just hoping that every single thing works out for you & that the new kidney is yours for a new lease on a good quality long and happy life.

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    Tom you are in my prayers. Hope all goes well.
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    Good luck Tom, keep us posted....
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    Good luck with that I know it can be stressfull as a friend of our family just went through that whole process. It was a complete success and I will pray the same for you.
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    Best of luck Tom and I'll include you in my prayers also.

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    Tom,

    THat's great news. Keep us posted.
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    I'm new here, but glad to hear that things are starting to take form.

    Good luck and we'll keep you in our prayers.

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    Tom, imagine this!

    Me with my arms in the air, above my head, pumping my fists up and down and saying YYYYYYYYYYYeeeeeeeeesssssssssssssss as I read this.

    I am happy for you man, this is good news. I hope things continue to go well and this is your God sent new lease on life. I know it is, I feel it.


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    Tom, imagine this!

    All of US with arms in the air, above our heads, pumping our fists up and down and saying YYYYYYYYYYYeeeeeeeeesssssssssssssss as we read this.

    (Borrowed from TI)
    Fantastic news! Stay healthy, stay safe, and stay well - eat your veggies....ya da ya da ya da.....

    Great new!


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    Glad to hear it! Good luck with the testing. God bless.
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    Great news! Keep us informed. Meanwhile, you're in my thoughts and prayers for a successful, healthy recovery!!!
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