Guest Blog Post: “Living for the Second Time — Organ Donation,” in Rashi’s exact words

Wisdom from a great 16-year-old blogger …

The Lioness

While reading an article about Organ Donation, I realized that I have known that it always existed, however, even though it has a very significant impact on people’s lives, it has appeared to have a lack of awareness. So today, I decided to write about Organ Donation to spread the awareness! I hope you will let others know about this too!

Organ Donation is an act of donating healthy organs and tissues from one person for transplantation into another human being. Organs you can donate include:

  • Internal organs: Kidneys, heart, liver, pancreas, intestines, lungs
  • Skin
  • Bone and bone marrow
  • Cornea

You can be either alive or dead for the donation. Most organ and tissue donations occur after the donor has died. But some organs and tissues can be donated while the donor is alive (eg: kidney).

Experts say that the organs from one donor can save or help as many…

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9 thoughts on “Guest Blog Post: “Living for the Second Time — Organ Donation,” in Rashi’s exact words

  1. Pooja Agarwal July 20, 2017 / 8:11 pm

    Organ Donation In India:-
    Step 1. Record your decision on the register and be ensure that your decision will be known.
    Step 2. Inform and discuss with your family and dear ones Help your family and friends understand and remember your decision
    Step 3. Always carry your donor card Always carry an Organ Donor Card in your wallet. It is important for your family to be aware of your wishes as without their consent your organs / tissue cannot be donated. 😀

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    • da-AL July 21, 2017 / 3:05 pm

      Interesting that family must agree not only once but twice. Can you specify what you want to donate?

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      • Pooja Agarwal July 21, 2017 / 7:40 pm

        I want to donate every organ because they are useless to me after my death. My organ then help others. 😃

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  2. Pooja Agarwal July 19, 2017 / 9:33 pm

    I like your post and I also wanted to donate organs so that I will be helpful to others after I die. I want to donate my eyes also. I talked about this to my mother also. 😃

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    • da-AL July 20, 2017 / 4:29 pm

      would love to hear about how it works in India. Here in California, one signs something when they get a driver’s license – as far as I know, here we don’t get to choose what we give.

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