Letter to the editor: Please be an organ donor

To the editor:

Nice to hear about the man who traveled to receive a major lung transplant.

I, too, am a transplant recipient, though less dramatically. I am grateful to the folks who willed their eyes to the eye bank. I am free to drive, to care for my husband and for my grandson. So, please, sign up to donate what you will no longer need.

As it happens, I will also be receiving life from the living. I will be receiving blood fractions that will fight off infections.

I am glad that I donated blood when I could. Whether you can give whole blood or plasma, please do so. I thank you.

Anne Haehl,



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