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State Rep. donates kidney to her ex-husband. Deb Conroy says gift was as much for her children as for him

Four, well, five reasons to support organ donation
“Pictured are the four reasons I became a live organ donor,” said State Representative Deb Conroy. They are, of course, her children (from left): Will, 21, Sean, 32, Brendan, 23, and Ryan, 28 – along with Shannon their dog. Conroy recently donated one of her kidneys to Tim, her ex-husband and the father of her four boys. “When something like this happens, we are all still family,” she added.

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent   “When it’s the father of your children, it’s about family. It’s always about family.” Those were the words of State Representative Deb Conroy sharing the news that she had donated a kidney to her former husband Tim. “More than anything, it was […]


It’s time for Germanfest!

It’s time for Germanfest!

Members of Lombard’s Sacred Heart Church Germanfest Committee are pictured inviting everyone to its 51st annual Germanfest which will run from Thursday, July 19, through Sunday, July 22, in the parking lot of the church (corner of Parkside and Elizabeth). The popular event offers something for all ages and features […]