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Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Celebrating Organ Donors: National Donate Life Month

KVRR | Brittany Ford

FARGO, N.D. - National Donate Life month is just around the corner, and health officials want to remind you the importance of celebrating organ donors.

Every day in April, people across the nation are being encouraged to make a special effort to celebrate those who give the ultimate sacrifice.

Currently, more than 120,000 people across the nation are on waiting lists for a transplant.

Here in Fargo, health officials say there is always a need for more donors. Continue reading VIDEO.

 

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