Essay on Persuasive Speech: You Should Be an Organ Donor

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By this time tomorrow, 12 people in America who are alive right now will be dead.

Not because they were in a car wreck,
Not because they were gunned down,
Not because their time had come,
Not even because they weren’t in the hospital, but simply because they couldn’t be given a life-saving transplant in time.

12 people will die because the organ transplant they need will not be possible.

Money’s not the issue here.

It’s the lack of organ donors.

Hi, my name is Casey, and I will tell you of the Extreme importance of becoming an Organ Donor.
I will tell you why organ donors are life savers, how you can become one, the commons myths and Why this topic is very important to me

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B. organs which can be donated are the heart, lungs, kidneys, liver, pancreas and bowel. Organs cannot be stored and must be transplanted as soon as possible You can also be a living donor, you can donate partial kidney, partial lung, pancreas, intestine, bone marrow ,skin tissue,
C. Talk to your family, because before anything happens, the doctors will need yous familys consent.
III. Some common myths are.
A. If you are sick or injured and admitted to the hospital, the number one priority is to save your life. [according to organ procurement and transplantation network]Organ donation can only be considered after brain death has been declared by a physician.

B. It does not mean that the doctors will hack up your body & you will not look the same if you are being buried. The doctors carefully make small incisions similar to if they were just doing surgery on a normal person, closing it up & leaving a small scar that can be properly disguised. C. It does not mean that the rich and famous on the U.S. waiting list for organs get preferential treatment.

Researchers state that the computerized matching system does not select recipients based on fame or wealth. Organs are matched by blood and tissue typing, organ size, medical urgency, waiting time, and geographic location.

D. It is not against any religion, all major organized religions approve of organ and tissue donation and consider it an act of charity.

IV. The
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