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Organ donation should be an opt-out system, not opt-in

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Godspeed to Sarah Murnaghan and Javier Acosta, both of whom are at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia suffering from the debilitating effects of cystic fibrosis. U.S. District Judge Michael Baylson granted them relief recently by allowing each to join the waiting list for an adult lung. This prompted the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network to create a special appeal and review system to hear cases such as theirs in which children need access to adult organs. ...

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June 29, 2013
8:05 a.m.

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the thoughts of this writer are one should assume anything about what another persons wishes may or maynot want to do with their body parts.the system is good the way it is.we need to make a better effort at getting more people to sign on.