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Radio show helped spark woman’s decision to donate

Aug. 6, 2015—Misty Roberts routinely tunes into three Christian radio stations and has a habit of switching from one to another when the chatter begins. But one day last fall she didn’t touch the dial during a segment about the thousands of people waiting for life-saving kidney transplants.

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Benefit concert for organ donation exceeds fundraising goals

Jun. 25, 2015—In only its second year, Songs for Life, a benefit concert to raise awareness and celebrate organ donation at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has far exceeded fundraising goals.

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Flag-raising event highlights organ donation awareness

May. 7, 2015—Vanderbilt University Medical Center held its sixth annual Donate Life Flag-Raising Ceremony on Thursday, April 30.

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Donate Life Flag Raising Ceremony set for April 30

Apr. 23, 2015—Becky Holman has worked at DCI Donor Services Tissue Bank for 22 years, allowing her to be a part of the donation process for hundreds of patients.

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Event honors lives of those impacted by organ donation

Apr. 24, 2014—When Renee Coats retrieved a packet from her mailbox she was not sure how to feel.

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Organ donation flag-raising event set for April 17

Apr. 10, 2014—Vanderbilt University Medical Center will hold its fifth annual Donate Life Flag-Raising Ceremony as part of national Donate Life month. The event celebrates organ donor families, living donors and hospital staff who care for donors and transplant recipients.

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Concert set to raise organ donation awareness

Apr. 3, 2014—As a nurse on the surgical intensive care unit at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Heather Hart, R.N., BSN, has a rare opportunity to witness the circle of life.

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