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Conn. Mayor Donates Kidney to Facebook Friend
 
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MrsCora01 responded:
I always think it's great when someone steps up and does something wonderful. I've seen many articles from so-called "medical ethicists" who are against "mining" for organs. What they tend to forget is that donors go through a thorough process that includes a psychological evaluation to determine suitability to donate.

I hope that this mayor continues to raise awareness and hopefully more people will donate. I read a stat many years ago that if one in every 2000 people in North America donated a kidney, everyone who was waiting for one would receive one.

Cora
 
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OLDTIFF47 replied to MrsCora01's response:
IT IS ALWAYS SO GOOD TO HEAR ABOUT HONORABLE PEOPLE WHO DO EXTRA GOOD IN LIFE TO HELP OTHERS...


TIFF
 
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Lainey_WebMD_Staff responded:
Tiff and Cora,

I agree with you ladies and humbled by the article.


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