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  • MONDAY, FEB. 15, 2016, 2:44 P.M.

    Local kidney patients see hospital options dwindle

    Kidney patients say they feel like pawns in a power struggle between Spokane’s two competing hospital systems, which have been buying up clinics in recent years.

  • WEDNESDAY, JUNE 18, 2014

    Megan Dunnagan, 29, dies while awaiting kidney

    Janet Dunnagan hopes her daughter will continue to inspire others, even in death. News coverage of Dunnagan’s desperate search for a kidney donor for her daughter prompted others to become …

  • THURSDAY, JULY 25, 2013

    Spokane pastor’s decision to give kidney leads to second match

    The Jan. 20 photo of Megan Dunnagan on the front page of The Spokesman-Review caught the Rev. Michael Blackburn’s eye. He scanned the headline, “We’ve been waiting long enough” and …

  • MONDAY, SEPT. 24, 2012, 10:30 A.M.

    Multiple surgery survivor retains a healthy outlook

    Bedridden for years and knocking at death’s door more than once, Ann Marie Danimus finally received what she and her family were praying for last year – a kidney transplant.

  • MONDAY, APRIL 13, 2009, 1:27 P.M.

    Woman donates kidney to her housekeeper

    Karine Nelson has been cleaning Chris Breazeal’s home in Hayden for four years. When Nelson needed a kidney transplant, it was her employer who volunteered one.

  • SUNDAY, DEC. 28, 2008

    Snow no obstacle for kidney transplant

    SEATTLE – Kidney patient Dorothy Beaver and kidney transplant surgeon Ramasamy Bakthavatsalam were both snowed in when the telephone call came. They were told they had to get to the …

  • MONDAY, MAY 6, 1996

    Stray Cat Donates Kidney, Gets Home

    Smokey the cat needed a kidney. The donor cat needed a home. They both got what they needed, thanks to a veterinarian and a cat-loving couple from Virginia.



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