[Reading] ➿ A Life Everlasting By Sarah Gray – Anguillais.us

A Life Everlasting KINDLE A Life Everlasting By Sarah Gray Nature Explore.eu A Donor Mother S Powerful Memoir Of Grief And Rebirth That Is Also A Fascinating Medical Science Whodunit, Taking Us Inside The World Of Organ, Eye, Tissue, And Blood Donation And Cutting Edge Scientific Research.When Sarah Gray Received The Devastating News That Her Unborn Son Thomas Was Diagnosed With Anencephaly, A Terminal Condition, She Decided She Wanted His Death And Life To Have Meaning In The Weeks Before She Gave Birth To Her Twin Sons In 2010, She Arranged To Donate Thomas S Organs Due To His Low Birth Weight, They Would Go To Research Rather Than Transplant As Transplant Donors Have The Opportunity To Meet Recipients, Sarah Wanted To Know How Thomas S Donation Would Be Used.That Curiosity Fueled A Scientific Odyssey That Leads Sarah To Some Of The Most Prestigious Scientific Facilities In The Country, Including Harvard, Duke, And The University Of Pennsylvania Pulling Back The Curtain Of Protocol And Confidentiality, She Introduces The Researchers Who Received Thomas S Donations, Held His Liver In Their Hands, Studied His Cells Under The Microscope.Sarah S Journey To Find Solace And Understanding Takes Her Beyond Her Son S Donations Offering A Breathtaking Overview Of The World Of Medical Research And The Valiant Scientists On The Horizon Of Discovery She Goes Behind The Scenes At Organ Procurement Organizations, Introducing Skilled Technicians For Whom Death Means Saving Lives, Empathetic Counselors, And The Brilliant Minds Who Are Finding Surprising And Inventive Ways To Treat And Cure Disease Through These Donations She Also Shares The Moving Stories Of Other Donor Families.A Life Everlasting Is An Unforgettable Testament To Hope, A Tribute To Life And Discovery, And A Portrait Of Unsung Heroes Pushing The Boundaries Of Medical Science For The Benefit Of All Humanity.

[Reading] ➿ A Life Everlasting  By Sarah   Gray – Anguillais.us
  • Hardcover
  • 288 pages
  • A Life Everlasting
  • Sarah Gray
  • 25 July 2018
  • 0062438220

    10 thoughts on “[Reading] ➿ A Life Everlasting By Sarah Gray – Anguillais.us


  1. says:

    In 2009, Sarah Gray, 35, and her husband Ross, were ecstatic to learn that she was pregnant with twins The road to parenthood opened ahead of them But it was not long before Gray would be informed that one of her twins had a rare condition, anencephaly, a failure of the skull and brain to form properly, leaving the developing brain unprotected The causes of this rare condition are not well understood The diagnosis was grim Thomas Ethan Gray s life, if he got to have one at all, would be a v In 2009, Sarah Gray, 35, and her husband Ross, were ecstatic to learn that she was pregnant with twins The road to parenthood opened ahead of them But it was not long before Gray would be informed that one of her twins had a rare condition, anencephaly, a failure of the skull and brain to form properly, leaving the developing brain unprotected The causes of this rare condi...


  2. says:

    I received this wonderful book through the Goodreads giveaways when I read the blurbs for it, I was absolutely certain that, if I didn t win it, I would be buying it The story had me captivated from the start, following Sarah and her husband Ross through their meeting, courtship long distance , marriage and then the joy of joys, finding out they were pregnant The sorrow that quickly followed on their behalf, when the condition of one of the twins, Thomas, was discovered, then turned to amaz I received this wonderful book through the Goodreads giveaways when I read the blurbs for it, I was absolutely certain that, if I didn t win it, I would be buying it The story had me captivated from the start, following Sarah and her husband Ross through their meeting, courtship long distance , marriage and then the joy of joys, finding out they were pregnant The sorrow that quickly followed on their behalf, when the condition of one of the twins, Thomas, was discovered, then turned to amazement at the wonderful way that Sarah and Ross turned that sorrow into purpose, into acceptance and into s...


  3. says:

    One of my selections for Best Non Fiction of 2016 A LIFE EVERLASTING is the story of Thomas Ethan Gray Thomas only lived for a few days, but he had and continues to have an impact in helping medical researchers around the world.Thomas story begins in a doctor s office, with the physician giving the expectant mother the bad news I m sorry to tell you that Baby A has a lethal birth defect Of the twins, one baby would be fine the other twin, Baby A, would not survive for long after birt One of my selections for Best Non Fiction of 2016 A LIFE EVERLASTING is the story of Thomas Ethan Gray Thomas only lived for a few days, but he had and continues to have an impact in helping medical researchers around the world.Thomas story begins in a doctor s office, with the physician giving the expectant mother the bad news I m sorry to tell you that Baby A has a lethal birth defect Of the twins, one baby would be fine the other twin, Baby A, would not survive for long after birth For reasons unknown, Baby A, who would be named, Thomas, had developed anencephaly, a lethal condition He might no...


  4. says:

    One of Sarah Gray s babies was diagnosed with anencephaly, a fatal birth defect Her brave memoir is a moving and honest account of her grief and donation of her baby s tissue for research purposes It is an eye opening account of how rare donor tissue is made eligible and allocated, as well as how desperately vital it is to develop medications and learn about ...


  5. says:

    I thought this book was amazing To find out you were pregnant with twins only to then find out that one of them was going to die I could not imagine how that family felt Then to be faced with the decision they had to make is a parents worst nightmare Their decision to donate his organs to medical research so his life had meaning was so inspiring They turned something so heartbreaking into joy Which is a lesson we all need to learn and be reminded of This book made me very proud to be an o I thought this book was amazing To find out ...


  6. says:

    I received an advanced copy of this book through a Good Reads giveaway This book is a very emotional ride for the first half The description of the author s experiences, which led to the writing of this book, are heartbreaking There is a lot of hope in the book Once the book gets beyond the story of Thomas s death, it is an interesting look into the world of organ and tissue donation for both transplantation and science The book concentrates on the research aspect of donations for scientifi I received an advanced copy of this book through a Good Reads giveaway This book is a very emotional ride for the first half The description of the author s experiences, which led to the writing of this book, are heartbreaking There is a lot of hope in the book Once the book gets beyond the story of Thomas s death, it is an interesting look into the world of organ and tissue donation for both transplantation and science The book concentrates on the research aspect of donations for ...


  7. says:

    A heart wrenching story of a child s death and a mothers journey, first to find places for his organs and then to see the benefits that Thomas has brought into the world during his so short life Writing is good, but can get very technical at times Moving and inspirational.


  8. says:

    In my world of reviewing hundreds of transplant related books, A Life Everlasting stands out not only for its very engaging writing style but especially its unique subject matter In spite of the tragic loss of one of their newly born twins, Sarah Gray succeeds in sharing her celebration of the contribution that comes out of a realization of the impact that his life of only a six days is making in the world of science and medical research What begins as a hopeful story of typical family growth In my world of reviewing hundreds of transplant related books, A Life Everlasting stands out not only for its very engaging writing style but especially its unique subject matter In spite of the tragic loss of one of their newly born twins, Sarah Gray succeeds in sharing her celebration of the contribution that comes out of a realization of the impact that his life o...


  9. says:

    Doomed at conception, Thomas Ethan Gray s outlook to survive until birth is very slim Early sonogram previewed a lethal neural tube defect of Baby A His identical twin Baby B was normal but his life could be endangered as the growth of the twin s progress After a failed termination of Baby A to increase the survival of Baby B, parents Ross and Sarah Gray were determined to carry the twins and find consolation in the growth, the abnormality, and the soon to be brief life of Thomas, not just fo Doomed at conception, Thomas Ethan ...


  10. says:

    10 stars The title states it all This is indeed a remarkable story about a twin, Thomas, who was diagnosed as having anencephaly, a terminal condition He was not expected to live once he was born His skull stopped near his eyebrows and his brain was exposed at the top It was a miracle that he survived six days To read what his mother did to achieve Thomas place in medical science is remarkable.I was so impressed with the book that I looked up Sarah Gray on goodreads to ask her a question 10 stars The title states it all This is indeed a remarkable story about a twin, Thomas, who was diagnosed as having anencephaly, a terminal condition He was not expected to live once he was born His skull stopped n...

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