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Organ Donation

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by PeteyPirate, Jun 7, 2008.

  1. PeteyPirate

    PeteyPirate Guest

    This is a public service announcement. I attended tonight an event of the Wendy Marx Foundation for Donor Awareness. Wendy had a liver transplant in 1989 and was an advocate for organ donation until her death in 2003. Her brother Jeff Marx (of Lexington Herald-Leader Pulitzer fame at 23 years old) carries on her work by hosting a birthday party for her every year. I also met Carl Lewis and Christine Brennan, who were both very gracious.

    Make sure to check the organ donor box on your driver's license. Your organs don't do you any good when you're dead.
     
  2. Sam Mills 51

    Sam Mills 51 Active Member

    WFW
     
  3. PeteyPirate

    PeteyPirate Guest

  4. JakeandElwood

    JakeandElwood Well-Known Member

    That was my reasoning when I decided to do it.
     
  5. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Done (six years ago). And gladly.
    _____

    So can we now donate Organ Country back to the Brits? ;D
     
  6. RossLT

    RossLT Guest

    I am not going to need them, let someone else have them
     
  7. StevieNicks

    StevieNicks Member

    For some reason, I doubt many livers would be accepted from this posse.
     
  8. old_tony

    old_tony Well-Known Member

    God I laughed at that.

    But I also have to think that the livers from this posse have been proven effective -- some for very long times.
     
  9. StevieNicks

    StevieNicks Member

    Wouldn't that be abused yet still effective?
     
  10. Frank_Ridgeway

    Frank_Ridgeway Well-Known Member

    You can have some of my organs but not my pianist.
     
  11. StevieNicks

    StevieNicks Member

    Frank, What's better than flowers on a piano?
     
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