“The Face of Organ Donors”


“Without the organ donor, there is no story, no hope, no transplant. But when there is an organ donor, life springs from death, sorrow turns to hope, and terrible loss becomes a gift.” ~ UNOS

This quote, above, is on the right side of the page on the  online edition of this blog, email readers may not have seen it before.

Who are organ donors or organ donor families?

Perhaps, they are people who can give without thinking about receiving.

They are motivated that their own death, might bring a chance at a better life for others.

They want to help others.

They are people who don’t believe the MYTHS about organ donation ….. that doctors won’t work very hard to save you in an emergency, which is TOTALLY false.

They are people who maybe think of others a bit more than themselves.

They know the value of a true gift.

They are tall and short people, Big and small. Lots of hair, no hair. They are poor and wealthy. They are of all skin colors, all religions, both sexes, and ALL religions. They have unblemished skin or many marks of living life.

They are people with a good soul!

They care!!

They can see a glimmer of hope for others at the most terrible times in their own lives.

They love others, as much as themselves.

THEY ARE HEROES!

And, they are NEVER forgotten!!

May God always bless my anonymous heart donor and his or her family.

If you think you might have what it takes to be an organ donor, please register here and tell your family ……. http://www.organdonor.gov/

When you go to the above link, please note that as of the time of this writing, there were 116,998 people waiting for that life saving organ donation …… and that about 18 will die today and 18 more tomorrow while waiting …. THE NEED IS REAL!!

The above quote again –

“Without the organ donor, there is no story, no hope, no transplant. But when there is an organ donor, life springs from death, sorrow turns to hope, and terrible loss becomes a gift.” ~ UNOS

The Face of an Organ Donor

The Face of an Organ Donor

About DAP

I am a heart transplant recipient and these are my stories and thoughts. My desire is to assist others pre or post heart transplant in anyway possible. Please feel free to contact me if you have a question.
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