Personal Notes & Quotes

Friends have been kind enough to write a little about themselves.  I only asked that they relate how they learned of their diagnosis, and what condition they were originally treated for. Their chat names or "handles" are used here (at their request).  

Steve Potts, who's essay on organ donation appears below, received the gift of a new lung on September 24, 2000.

"The leading cause of lung transplant failure in IPF patients is a late referral." (to a TX program)

Dr. Jonathan A. Orens
 Director of Transplant Pulmonology
at Johns Hopkins


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  28 April 2003