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Saturday, September 29, 2012

Two new leases on life, one new book

Author White hosts book launch next Saturday


Anthony White went through hell a few years ago. Now that he’s back in good health, he wants to share his story with the world and tell people that life is for the living, and organ transplants are the best kind of gift.

The 67-year-old British Columbia native had hepatitis B but was otherwise in pretty good health. He played baseball and he still knew how to drink. He was taking Heptovir to manage the virus and some blood work came back in 2008 that there was no sign of hep B.

He thought that he had beaten it. He stopped taking the drug, a mistake he now admits. A couple of drinks at Christmas did much damage, he would soon find out.

Read more of this inspiring story here....

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