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Organ donation

Organ donation is when someone grants authorization to remove and transplant their organs upon their death. Healthy organs and tissues are taken from one person and transplanted into a living patient, aiding in someone's quality of life. Consent is given either while the donor is alive or upon their death with next of kin approval.

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5 Pros and Cons of Being an Organ Donor Explained

By Sherrie Johnson, BA in Liberal Studies