The Oprah show had a feature on Organ Donation today. It was an amazing thing to watch-
Please follow the links below to read the inspiring story of 21 year old Jason Ray.
Click here to find out the laws regarding donation in the state you live in. You can also print out the needed forms for noting yourself as an organ donor upon your passing.
Most importantly, remember this.
If you do decide to become a n organ donor, please talk to your family about your decision up front. Explain why you think it's important to you. Don't wait. In some states, even with your signed consent, the family can still say "no". It will already be an emotional time, and they shouldn't have to wonder if you made the right choice.
Be your own advocate.
And thank you. Thank you from the over 100,000 people, like me - mothers fathers, sisters, brothers, sons, daughters, aunts, uncles, friends.. - who are waiting for a chance to live.