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National Organ Donor Day

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

This is our assignment for the Aspire and Inspire sparkteam: February 14th is National Organ Donor Day. This day is a day to increase awareness about organ donation and the lives that can be saved. In the United States, there are more than 120,000 people waiting for a life-saving organ donation. Are you on the Organ Donor Registry list in your home state? Have you thought about being an organ donor?

I have it marked on my driver’s license that I want to be an organ donor. I think it is very important. I just did a little research, and found out that eight of the major organs can be transplanted, along with corneas and tissues (plus blood is also needed). One single organ and tissue donor can save and heal the lives of more than 75 people. I found an interesting informational video on YouTube:

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