Capstones

Graduation Date

Fall 12-15-2017

First Advisor

Frederick Kaufman

Second Advisor

Jennifer Altman

Subject Concentration

Health & Science

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)

Abstract

This long-form narrative feature article reports on the shortage of living kidney donors and those in desperate need of kidney transplants. It features interviews with doctors, transplant coordinators, patients, living kidney donors, and kidney recipients. The story culminates with my own personal experience as a kidney donor to my late dad over a decade ago. The presentation includes an extensive photo component capturing characters and elements from the story through a series of detailed portraits, photo essays, and infographics.

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