Being an organ donor is incredibly rewarding

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  THE BUFFALO NEWS – MY VIEW By Diane Bookhagen   Updated: July 23, 2012, 5:10 PM Three months ago, I was admitted to Erie County Medical Center for an elective nephrectomy. Today, with the exception of a small scar on my abdomen, I look and feel as well physically as I ever have. Although my outward appearance is the same, what has changed forever is my heart. You see, my surgery involved removing my left kidney and...

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We have the power to save people’s lives

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Buffalo News- MY VIEW by William Thomas As reported by The Buffalo News November 22, 2009 I was like you. I thought it would be nice to donate a kidney. But I was too busy, and besides, what if one of my kids needed it someday — what if I needed both? It’s better to let other people donate instead of me. I just don’t have the time. One night, I watched a TV special about altruistic donors. I never realized how many people were dying while...

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