Organ and tissue donation

How my Sister Gave Carson Palmer and Me a Second Chance

It was summer 2006, and Bloomberg sports reporter Curtis Eichelberger sat on his sofa, wondering where his next story would come from.  It was the off season, and a story on television caught his eye.  Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Carson Palmer, at the time the top paid player in the NFL, was rehabbing after a devastating and potentially… Continue reading How my Sister Gave Carson Palmer and Me a Second Chance

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Waking Up Without a Wake-Up Call: Transformation Without Tragedy

My 44-year-old sister’s violent death in 2004 at the hands of a drunk driver rocked my and my family’s world.  At first, I went about my business as marketing director of a Houston-based software company, thinking I was OK.  But after a few weeks, I realized I was really, really not OK.  I realized my… Continue reading Waking Up Without a Wake-Up Call: Transformation Without Tragedy