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Offline Karol

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Sex offender denied chance to donate kidney
« on: February 21, 2011, 03:17:18 PM »
Sex offender denied chance to donate kidney

MON, 21 FEB 2011 7:00P.M.

There are 500 people on dialysis waiting for the organ that could give them their life back. There are nowhere near enough donors.
But if you needed a kidney - would you care where it came from?
Would you refuse it if it had once been the kidney of a murderer, or a sex offender?
Should an organ donor be judged on their medical suitability or on moral grounds?
This is a story about a healthy would-be donor - who says a recipient is not being given the chance of a new life because doctors have made a judgement about his character.
Watch the video. http://www.3news.co.nz/Sex-offender-denied-chance-to-donate-kidney/tabid/817/articleID/199196/Default.aspx
Daughter Jenna is 31 years old and was on dialysis.
7/17 She received a kidney from a living donor.
Please email us: kidney4jenna@gmail.com
Facebook for Jenna: https://www.facebook.com/WantedKidneyDonor
~ We are forever grateful to her 1st donor Patrice, who gave her 7 years of health and freedom

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Re: Sex offender denied chance to donate kidney
« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2011, 08:05:11 AM »
I would imagine that he is not being denied on moral grounds but psychological grounds. It well known that donors can have PTSD/Depression after donation. He obviousy already has psychological issuses that could be exacerbated after donation


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