how to save a life…

Posted on: January 17, 2012

I realize that organ and tissue donations is a complex issue that most people have serious moral and ethical issues with. Being an organ and tissue donor is a personal choice that is made by you individually. Coming from a family that has been blessed by organ and tissue donors (my sister has had 2 heart transplants and a kidney transplant), the story I’m going to link here breaks my heart. A girl with a mental disability is being denied a kidney transplant at Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) due to her condition. I’m going to attach the link to a petition that can be signed that will be forwarded along to CHOP. The story is now receiving national media attention. If you don’t agree with organ/tissue donation, that’s fine, it’s your choice. If you do support it, please take the 3 seconds to sign the petition. The attention that this case is receiving could eventually change the transplant ethics board’s mind at CHOP…which could save this little girl’s life.


The petition:

Amelia’s story:


Feel free to forward this along to anyone you think would be interested in signing the petition.


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