Organ Donation Essay

250 WordsNov 4, 20091 Page
By this time tomorrow 18 people in America who are alive right now will be dead. This is not from being in a car accident, committing suicide, or involved with violence in any way. It is because they were not giving a life saving organ transplant that they so desperately needed. There are just not organ donors in America to support everyone that needs an organ donation. Some people plan on being an organ donor, but when death comes unexpectedly, either their family was not informed or the proper paperwork and donor card was not filled out. Or sometimes people are just too selfish to donate organs because of comfort issues with their body not being intact after they have died. There is nothing wrong with an uncomfortable feeling about donating organs, but what about all the people lying in hospital beds that are counting on an organ donor to get through the next day. Right now more than 100,000 people are in need of life-saving organ transplants in the United States. Most of these people are in need of sold organs such as, Hearts, kidneys, pancreases, lungs, liver, and intestines. The most needed out of all of these is the kidney. Now more than ever the need for organ donors is incredibly important. It is so important to become an organ donor because there are so many people out there that have a loving family and there is nothing that the family can do for

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