A little less than a year ago Chris Strouth used a new tool to solve an old problem: finding a kidney to combat his IGA nephropathy (Harold, for short). He went to Twitter. You can read more about that story here and here, but suffice it to say: his 140-character gambit worked, and his new kidney ... More >>
Twin Cities musician finds new life through social networking
Sometimes, virtual friends and followers can turn out to be flesh-and-blood lifesavers.
What does an 80-year-old man with a bad kidney and failing heart have to live for?