More Than A Statistic

Time gives
And takes away
Everybody has their day
Even now
I see your face
You never left without a trace

An original man that I knew
An original man right through

~ The Yardbirds, An Original Man

Please, please, please register to be an organ donor!

You can do so right now, right HERE!

Since my heart transplant eight plus years ago, I have made it one of my goals in life to get the word out about how organ donation can and does save lives. To get people to register as an organ donor.

I know all the stats too well ….. there are 122,178 people on the UNOS national waiting list today, all waiting for that organ that will save their lives. I know that stat that on average 22 people per day will die while on that waiting list because an organ did not become available in time.

All these stats …. as I know all too well …… have names and faces.

Yesterday, I was taken aback when I learned of another friend’s passing.

The gentleman to the right of me in the photo below has a name – Mose.

Mose, may you rest in peace my friend. I will see you when I see you. God bless you, my friend!


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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2 Responses to More Than A Statistic

  1. txbuddies says:

    Dear Don
    I am very sorry for your loss- Looks Mose was a great man!

  2. Ms. A says:

    So sorry for the loss of Mose. Thoughts and prayers to those he leaves behind to grieve.

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