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I donated my kidney to a stranger April 2017. I have been a nephrology nurse for over 30 years and understand the challenges of living on dialysis. Also, my husband and daughter have polycystic kidney disease. My husband received a kidney transplant over 16 years ago from my niece, who was 20 at the time. I was going to participate in a paired match program if he needed another kidney some day (we are not compatible). Since he is doing well, I decided to give my kidney to a stranger and participated in an Advanced Donation program. I listed my husband and daughter, so that if they need a kidney in the future, one of them can be placed in the paired match program to receive one. My passion now is to increase public awareness of living kidney donation.