Persuasive Speech : Gift Of Life

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Gift of Life I. Speech Overview: A. General Goal: To persuade - to create, change or reinforce attitudes, values, beliefs and/or behaviors. B. Specific Goal: By the end of my speech, my audience will BELIEVE that they are the solution to giving others a second chance at life. II. Introduction: (This is where you start talking) A. Attention Grabber: Life is a gift. We never truly know when our time will come and but we should liv life to its fullest. But we must know that that’s not possible for everyone. Illness, disease, injuries and much more are impairing others from doing so. Their days can be counted as they receive the news that a transplant is their only hope for survival. B. Relevance Statement: Everyone should care about this growing problem because currently there are more than 123,000 men, woman and children needing lifesaving organ transplants and according to Donate Life America, “every ten minutes another name is added to the natural organ transplant waiting list and sadly an average of 21 people die each day because the organs they need are not donated on time” (Statistics).since this waiting list is always growing it can very well affect us or a loved one. C. Credibility Statement: I know that this is problem, because after approximately 7 hours of research and hearing and seeing on the news and knowing people who have had loved ones affected, and I know that this is a serious subject. D. Propositional Statement: Because lives are such a precious thing, and
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