Benefits Of A Transplant Or A Kidney Transplant

1646 WordsMar 10, 20157 Pages
Imagine yourself in a situation where your best friend got in a car accident and needs a kidney transplant. When the doctor receives the news that you’re the only applicable person because of blood type, all eyes are on you. What would you do? Would you give or keep? Savings lives can be something that is dreaded or heroic. In fact, each day, an average of 79 people receive organ transplants because of the generous. However, an average of 21 people die each day waiting for transplants that can 't take place because of the shortage of donated organs (Organdonor.gov). How can we fix this? Are you the friend that will give a helping hand or one that will run away? Currently, more than 120 million people in the U.S. are signed up to be a donor. But statistics can be hard to come by and something that can change the outlook on the way one looks at life is to recognize every number as a person. That person could be in need of a lifesaving transplant or a person who has legacy in being an active organ donor to many hoping for a favor in return. Not matter what, each number could be a mom, dad, brother, sister, grandparent, child or a best friend. What matters most is that number equals a life lost or lived by a transplant. Being a donor myself, there are many stigmas and false accusations about this topic and in becoming an organ donor after death it is not only an important decision for oneself to know the truth about this opportunity, but it is also one step closer to simply

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