Persuasive Speech On Organ Donation

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How many people sitting in this room are organ donors? Do you know what it is like to wait for something that you really need? I want you to think about the last time you really wanted something. It doesn't matter if it was as simple as a new pair of shoes, your driver's license, or a new car. You probably felt anxious, excited, or overwhelmed. What if this item was something you could not live without? That is how people who are on an organ transplant list feel. They are waiting for items that will give them a chance at a healthy life. As I stand before my fellow underclassmen at Union City High School, most of you are looking forward to getting your driver’s license. Driving is an exciting time, as I remember a couple years ago how excited I was to receive my driver’s license. When I finally passed my test and went to get my photo identification card, nobody told me that there was more to it. I was not informed that I would be asked to register as an organ donor. I was not sure of what to say or do. I want you to be educated on your options and know what your response will be when asked if you would like to be an organ donor. I intend on sharing information about the benefits of being an organ donor. I personally have strong feelings about this topic. When I was 11 years old, my grandpa received a heart transplant. It was a rough time for me and my family. I am thankful every day that my grandpa is still alive and continues to make happy memories that I will be able to

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