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In these pages, there are materials for transplant recipients as well as living donors. No matter where you are in your transplant journey, our goal is to connect you to others and provide you with information and support.

Tue, Dec 19, 2017 12:23pm

Meet Tom: Halfway Around the World and in Need of a New Liver

By Mayo Clinic Transplant Staff, @mayoclinictransplantstaff

In May 2017, 25-year-old Tom laid in a hospital bed in Osaka, Japan, his health declining fast due to liver failure caused by alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency. The next month, he was home in Florida and receiving a life-saving liver transplant.

If you’re finding that your hope needs to be restored this holiday season, we encourage you to read Tom’s story. Tom’s journey reminds us that hope and healing is possible, even when you’re halfway around the world.

Read Tom’s full story.


Generosity is often abundant during the holidays. This season, educate those around you about becoming an organ donor.


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