April is Donate Life Awareness Month: What You Might Not Know About My Transplant and Organ Donation

Today we met with the Mayor Boughton of Danbury, CT to hang the Donate Life flag at City Hall for Donate Life Awareness month where flags will be flown across the entire state for the month of April! Show your support for Donate Life on April 19th by wearing blue & green proudly on National Blue & Green Day!

The MOtivational Movement

April is Donate Life Awareness Month, where the entire month is nationally observed to honor everyday heroes who are/were organ, eye and tissue donors.  Before this year, I never knew Donate Life Awareness Month even existed, but obviously after having experienced a transplant first-hand, and a transplanted organ being one of the only reasons I am alive today, it is now a topic that is very near-and-dear to my heart.  I was twenty-six year old when I had my transplant.  Twenty-six.  If you told me the year before on my 25th birthday that in about a year and half I would be dying of acute liver failure and need a liver transplant, that would soon result in a deadly brain infection that would require two extremely dangerous brain surgeries, I would have probably laughed and said there was a greater chance of Nicki Minaj being elected President in the…

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