I'm Layne. I'm an author, a musician and a pretty darn good cook. I have a wife, three kids, and a passion for life. I also have End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD). I found out last year my kidney's were failing. The dialysis treatments put me in a chair for 3-1/2 to 4 hours, 3 days per week. I'm not complaining... it maintains my life.


But, I want to do more than maintain.


I am actively seeking a living kidney donor for a transplant to be performed at the KU Medical Center in Kansas City. I'm asking you to love unconditionally, discover at your own pace, and help me raise money to offset the terrifying expenses that lie ahead. The money you donate is sent directly to the church I attend in Lawrence, KS (Lawrence 360 Church). They've been kind enough to act as treasurer. We're donating any money not used to other families who are struggling with the same disease. That's the unconditional love part. What can you discover? We'll post updates, photos and detailed information so you can learn what you're supporting. Not just an education in renal function but, I want you to know me. I'm real - and this is my life. And from one human to another, I'm asking you to save my life. 


I'm not ready to die.



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