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AlloSource Tournament of Roses Float Rider Shares Her Story of Receiving Allograft  |  09.02.09

In September 2008, allograft recipient May Chen visited AlloSource to share her remarkable story of recovery and preview her involvement as the AlloSource float rider on the Donate Life Float in the 2009 Tournament of Roses Parade. As a world-class martial arts competition medalist and popular teacher in the San Francisco Bay area, May Chen, 61, […]

Quadruple Amputee Stands Tall Again  |  09.02.09

Twenty-two year old Manuel Salazar had just begun work on a construction site in Georgia when, in an instant, his life was changed forever. A crane on the job site hit a power line, sending it to the ground where Salazar was standing, and hitting him twice with 115,000 volts of electricity. While exposure to […]

17-year-old Finds New Possibilities Thanks To Tissue Donors  |  09.02.09

When Justin crashed his car into an embankment, he was a new driver and just 16-years-old. And his life was instantly changed. Following the accident, the car caught on fire. Justin was severely burned over 40 percent of his body. He did not wake up for two months, as he was placed in a medically induced […]

College Student Beats Bone Cancer  |  09.01.09

In 2005, Charlotte was a healthy, active 24-year-old just finishing her Master’s degree at Colorado State University. When she started to experience pain in her arm, Charlotte initially thought it was nothing serious. She started some chiropractic treatments but the pain did not get better. Next, Charlotte noticed that there was something under her skin that […]

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