Watervliet man praises organ donation after transplants
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WATERVLIET, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A Watervliet man is again dwelling after receiving a double lung and coronary heart transplant. Medical doctors didn’t need to go far to discover a donor.
Former Latham hearth chief John Slingerland was staying in a New York Metropolis hospital ready for a brand new coronary heart and lungs when medical doctors found one other affected person on the similar hospital, who was passing away, was an ideal match. Slingerland and his household hope his story will encourage others to turn out to be organ donors.
“For my organ donor, they don’t let you know who, however I actually want I knew, so I may thank them, however organ donations helps lots of people,” he stated.
All New Yorkers ages 16 and older can signal as much as turn out to be organ donors after they get their driver’s license. You may as well enroll at any time on-line.
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