Newark, NJ Patch | Paul Milo
Gov. Chris Christie today visited the hospital where he was born to sign legislation promoting organ donation and also fielded questions regarding complaints that State Police officers last month escorted a high-speed caravan of luxury automobiles in what one witness described as “Death Race 2012.”
Christie met with transplant patients and physicians today at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, a leading facility for organ and tissue transplantation and home of the nation’s third largest heart transplant program.
“As an organ donor you can have a major impact on multiple lives across this country. We hear startling statistics that demonstrate the importance of increasing organ donation,” said Christie, who is registered as a donor himself. “We know that’s needed.”
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Register to be an organ, eye or tissue donor. To learn how, www.organdonor.gov or www.donatelife.net