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The Power of Being an Organ Donor

When it comes to planning your estate, an important issue that needs to be addressed is what you want done with your body when you pass away. Do you want to be embalmed and buried? Do you want to be cremated? Relatedly, you need to answer this important question – do you want to donate your organs? You are not required to donate your organs and, at the end of the day, it is your decision. Nevertheless, it is important to understand the potential impact you can have on other people’s lives if you decide to become an organ donor. For...

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Making a Difference…After Death

IndyCar driver Justin Wilson died after suffering injuries sustained during a race accident. The 37-year-old driver was struck in the head by debris from another driver's car during the single-seater series at Pocono Raceway in Pennsylvania, according to CNN.com. The loss of this bright, rising star was devastating to his family, friends, loved ones, and the racing community in general. However, one bright spot in this moment of darkness is the fact that Wilson was an organ donor and that decision made a tremendous impact on the lives of others in need. Wilson's younger brother Stefan, who is also an IndyCar driver,...

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