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Bowlero Christown 1919 W Bethany Home Rd, Phoenix, AZ, 85015 $20 for 3 games, cash or check only Meet at noon Dates: August 25, September 11 & 21, October 9 & 23, November 13 & 27, December 11, January 8 & 22, February 5 & 19, March 5 & 21, April 2, 16 & 30 and May 14 & 21. ANYONE IS WELCOME [...]

August 26, 2021|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Our Stories

SECOND CHANCES – Organ Donors Giving the Gift of Life 

 

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski (reprinted with permission) 

Such was the case with former seven-term State Sen. Leo Corbet. His life was transformed twice. He was suffering from what doctors thought was ischemic cardiomyopathy, a heart condition that causes the left ventricle to pump poorly. When Corbet’s heart was removed so he could be fitted with the total artificial heart on March 20, 2001, doctors found his aortic valve was corroded. He received a “real heart” on June 15, 2001, at The University of Arizona Medical Center in Tucson, and was treated […]

December 1, 2021|0 Comments

Running for Victory and the Gift of Life

Running for a victory and the gift of life

Written by Melissa McQueen

It was a surprising diagnosis, I am a runner, and I was running marathons and training hard. Back in 2016, I remember laying on the couch, my husband would touch my legs and say, “You look like you have edema and your legs.” He always thought I was just impacted by running. I had no idea what it was. I’m never sick. 

Around July of 2016, I was training for some races, and went in for a wellness checkup.  I asked to have hormone levels checked […]

November 1, 2021|0 Comments

Collaboration of centers & persistence of family helps boy get new liver

Collaboration of Pediatric Centers Helps Boy Get New Liver

Written by Melissa McQueen

A couple of weeks after Isaac’s seventh birthday that falls on October 31st, he became sick with what they thought was just a cold or a virus. His mom Alona said, “I didn’t think anything of it, we would give him Tylenol to help him with his fever, and then let him rest.” But he was just not himself. “I’ve never seen him sick like this, not be running around being a crazy tough kid.” says his mom. One day, he woke up around Thanksgiving, and his eyes were yellow, and his urine […]

September 30, 2021|0 Comments

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