GTF Voices Stories from the community

At the Georgia Transplant Foundation, we are fortunate to meet a lot of amazing people with incredible stories. We want you to hear some of them. GTF Voices highlights clients, caregivers, and members of the transplant community who we have had the pleasure of working with. We hope these stories inspire you as much as they do us!

Ritu and Ajay Sharma

febrero 6, 2023

Ritu and Ajay Sharma have been married for twenty-two years and have two children, one teenage daughter and one in college. Although they have always lived an active, healthy lifestyle,…

Becoming a Warrior: Mykal Lewis’s Story of Growing Up With a Heart Transplant

julio 26, 2022

Mykal Lewis may have only been two-months old when he had his heart transplant, but he’s always felt the impact of it. “My mother was very overprotective. I couldn’t really…

Tamara Y. Walker’s Second Life: Serving Others and Advocating for Change

julio 19, 2022

Most people only get one life, but Tamara Y. Walker got two. After being diagnosed with Polycystic Kidney Disease at age 25 and going into organ failure at 38, Tamara’s…

Overcoming the Distance: Aarian Casey’s Road to Recovery

julio 18, 2022

In October of 2021, Marian Farley began living a mother’s worst nightmare. Her two-month-old daughter Aarian always seemed tired. The pediatrician said it was just congestion and not to worry,…

Faith, Community & Hope: Sean Roach’s Story

junio 29, 2022

In 1997, Sean and Tammie Roach had only been married for two weeks when a car accident changed the course of Sean’s life forever. “He was in an accident with…