The importance of making your wishes known regarding organ donation

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If you really want to be a donor, talk to your family about it to make sure they understand the importance of it.


(Marie Defay/ Turned News) — Annie Gendron, from Val-d’Or, is extremely grateful to the person who allowed her to have a liver transplant in the fall of 2020, after a three-year wait.

“I had a really yellow complexion, yellow eyes, I felt like a curiosity so I didn’t go out of the house much. Now I can go out, I can eat whatever I want, I have more energy. It radically changed my life,” she points out.

Annie Gendron, like many others, encourages citizens to sign their health insurance card to signify that they agree to donate their organs upon their death, and to tell their loved ones about it. (…)

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