The Need for Organ Donors Essay

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Introduction: How do you feel when you have to wait for something you really, really want? What if it was something you couldn’t live without? By this time tomorrow, 18 people who are alive right now, will be dead. Not because they were in a car wreck, not because they were gunned down, no because their time at come, not even because they weren’t in the hospital, but simply because they couldn’t be given a life-saving transplant in time, eighteen people will die because the organ transplant they need will not be possible. Today I will explain the need for organ donors, how you can become an organ donor, and finally, how ones decisions can and is affecting society. There is a need for organ donors. Having enough people die isn’t the…show more content…
Needing a transplant has affected everything that Corey and his family does. He has most of his life ill, very ill, in face often times when you would see him in the past he was green in color and in a lot of constant pain. Corey and his family have spent an unbelievable amount of time with doctors and traveling back and forth from Primary Children’s hospital. Organ donors are needed for students here even at BYU-I. This is something we need to take very serious because you never know when you might need one like Corey did, or someone in your family or maybe someone sitting here in this class today. I am sure that you can see the need for people like you to donate your organs. We can all become literally a life saver. The Coalition on Donation website states on donor can save up to eight people and help more than fifty others. For example, a donated Kidney can free two people from dialysis. Your heart could beat for someone else. Your corneas could give sight to two people. Organ donation is not about death, but rather life. You might be wondering how you can make sure that your organs are donated after your death. There are a number of ways to accomplish this. First of all, talk with your family about your decision to do so. They will be involved in the donation arrangements when you die. If they do not know your wishes of becoming a donor, your wishes may never be carried out. When you receive your Idaho’s drivers
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