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Re: Gift of Life
By Dave Kiffer


December 03, 2005

Thanks to Marie Monyak for a marvelous story of friendship and giving that is a marvelous antidote to all the bad news that bombards us each day.

Sara Schroeder was our neighbor and my son's first babysitter. She is a wonderful young woman with a very bright future ahead of her. Please help out Sara and her family in any way that you can.

Dave Kiffer
Ketchikan, AK - USA


Note: Dave Kiffer is a fourth generation Ketchikan resident and the Executive Director of Historic Ketchikan Inc. He is a freelance writer, musician and music teacher. Kiffer is also a member of the Ketchikan Borough Assembly.



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A Gift of Life By MARIE L. MONYAK - What would you give to save a life?  Would you sacrifice your own life for someone else?  What about donating an organ?  And what if the person in need wasn't even a family member, but just a friend?  What if it happened, not just in theory, but in reality?   How willing would you be to "go under the knife" to donate an organ for a friend?  That's just what Kim Kirby did for Sara Schroeder.  And that's just the beginning of a long journey that these two exceptional women embarked upon back in the spring of 2004. - More...
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