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It Is Well With My Soul invites you to observe National Minority Donor Awareness Month

It Is Well With My Soul invites you to observe National Minority Donor Awareness Month

| August 1, 2014

FORT WAYNE–August is Minority Donor Awareness Month. Did you know that one organ, eye, and tissue donor has the potential to save or enhance the lives of over 50 people? Did you know that the majority of more than 118,000 people on the transplant waiting list are minorities? It is Well With My Soul F.U.N. […]

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Who lives, who dies: African Americans and organ transplants

Who lives, who dies: African Americans and organ transplants

| September 20, 2013

When a 15-year-old Georgia resident was denied an opportunity to get on the heart transplant list, allegedly because of his lifestyle, the dark underbelly of the transplant system was exposed. A thinly-veiled overriding determining factor seemed exposed—who lives and who dies depends on who has the money.

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