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is a registered nurse and has been living with kidney disease since
She was chosen by the "Life and Death Committee" to receive dialysis in Seattle in 1966.
Her dialysis took place
over night for 8 hours, in center and later at home, from 1966 to
She did 4 hour sessions, 3 times a week, at 2 different
periods in the
She also performed peritoneal dialysis for 5
years in the 1990s, doing exchanges at home, in airplanes, hotels, at
work, and at friend's homes.
She dialyzed a total of 15 years,
interrupted by 4 transplants, all successful.