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Friday, May 13, 2011

BAD NEWS. . . .

Well, I may never be able to cross off at least one thing on my bucket list. . .I really wanted to attend the 2010 transplant games, but just couldn't and now I may never be able to. It's official. . . .the Transplant Games are canceled!! At least for 2012, and maybe indefinitely. Pretty bummed about it. You can read the article that was released by NKF by Clicking HERE.

I will have to set another goal and compete in something else. Perhaps I can organize a competition to raise Organ Donation Awareness. . . never know!

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Amy said...

awww :(
I was looking forward to them when I was post. Bummer!

Alice Vogt said...

Why don't you take part in the World Transplant Games in 2013? The US team is always huge.

Kristin said...

That sucks :(

Katey said...

Wow...i didn't know that. We have a group of people that usually go to compete from Alabama. Sorry you can't cross that off your list. But at least you had the ambition to go! You will definitely think of something else! And who knows, maybe they will start it back up in years to come

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