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    Andie_WebMD_Staff posted:
    As of Wednesday, you will have a new moderator on this community. You will enjoy having Byroney as your Moderator! She is a wonderful person that has worked in communities for many years, and will take great care of you!

    It has been my pleasure to help out on the Kidney Disorders community...and thank you, John, for all your excellent replies to member questions!

    Please give Byroney a warm welcome. Sending healthy thoughts out to all!!

    ~Andie
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    MrsCora01 responded:
    Welcome Byroney. I remember you from other groups. Glad to have you. We'll miss you Andie, may you enjoy whatever group you end up with. If they don't treat you right, they'll answer to us! lol

    Cora
     
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    Andie_WebMD_Staff replied to MrsCora01's response:
    LOL! Thanks, Cora! That's why I love the communities at WebMD...everyone's like family and watches out for one another.

    Byroney is such a great Mod, so glad you remember her and you can catch up! :)

    Happy & healthy thoughts going your way!!

    Andie
     
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    Byroney_WebMD_Staff responded:
    Hello Cora!

    So good to see you again. I was the moderator here for a couple of years before my assignments were changed, and I'm happy to be back and catch up with how you and everyone else is doing.

    How have you been?

    Byroney
     
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    MrsCora01 replied to Byroney_WebMD_Staff's response:
    So here's my second attempt at a reply to you Byroney. While I'v e had a lot of health problems the last couple of years, my kidney function of my transplanted kidney has remained stable, so I am very happy. Things are good.

    Cora


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