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Artist Jennifer McCormick Visits

Jennifer McCormick Visits Miracles In Sight

Artist Jennifer McCormick was a recent guest at Miracles In Sight. Here’s the story…

Jennifer recently participated in the After Dark Artist Collaboration hosted by Industries for the Blind in Winston-Salem. During the collaboration, Jennifer experienced sensitivity training…she was blindfolded and guided by her IFB visually impaired partner, Brenda Neal. Through this experience Jennifer and Brenda created a beautiful piece of artwork that has found a home at Miracles In Sight.

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Everyday Heroes Are Among Us

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If you listen to Sarah Chandler speak of her son, it’s obvious that Mark was the reason the sun came up every morning and the stars twinkled at night. Sarah describes her son as a friend to all, and a stranger to none. A small town USA boy with an enormous heart and a willing hand. Mark gave so much in life, it would be just like him to give as much in death.Read More

Anniversary Of First Cornea Transplant

Doctor Edward Zirm

On this day in 1905, Austrian surgeon Dr. Edward Zirm, performed the first successful human full-thickness transplant in Moravia, now the Czech Republic.Read More

Hannah’s Story – The Gift Of Sight

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Hannah Loy was in a car accident December 5, 2010. She did not survive.

Hannah was only seventeen years old. Her parents made the decision to honor their daughter’s wish to become an eye and organ donor.

It is through the selfless act of a teenager and the courage of her parents that Hannah was able to provide sight to two people suffering from corneal blindness.
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Employee Spotlight – Tina Claussen

Tina Claussen Employee

I was searching for a meaningful career, and was fortunate to find my way into this profession.  My career in donation began in 2007 with LifePoint in South Carolina. I started as a Donor Coordinator in the Communications Center.Read More

Employee Spotlight – Mary Kinlaw

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Welcome to Miracles In Sight, Mary!

Mary K. Kinlaw came to Miracles In Sight from LifePoint in Charleston, SC with over 12 years of eye banking experience. She received her Eye Bank Technician Certification (CEBT) in 2009 and has served on committees with the Eye Bank Association of America.Read More

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