Being A Living Organ Donor

By Lauren Herschel

In the fall of 2010, I made a decision to become a living kidney donor. I didn’t know anyone who needed a kidney but after seeing a story about a non-directed donation on television, I thought I’d look into whether or not that was an option here in Alberta. I’ve always supported organ donation, however I didn’t realize until the last few years that there were many options for living donations including kidney, partial liver and lung lobe.

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