End Stage Liver Disease (ESLD) Is Terrible
If you or someone you love faces liver disease, take a good look at the happy couple below. Brian wrote the story of their tragedy as a warning to anyone coping with this disease or at risk of developing it. You must become your own activist because the disease is an implacable killer and the medical system is complex and difficult to navigate.
Tanya Gibson-Clark was a vibrant, 55-year-old, Juilliard-trained dancer who appeared on Broadway and went on to choreograph for Jacques d’Amboise’s National Dance Institute and the U.S. Army Soldier Show. The mother of two teenage boys helped countless people in her life, using dance as her instrument. But she fell victim to an organ transplant system that inflates patients’ hopes, while taking them on a roller coaster ride that runs from elation to crushing disappointment.