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Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Doctors, Transplant Patients Working To Raise Organ Donation Awareness

CBS Pittsburgh | Sarah Arbogast

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Every day, more than 21 people die while waiting for a new organ.

The statistics in the United States are staggering and that’s why so many people here in Pittsburgh are working to raise organ donation awareness.

Moses Hart knows first-hand the importance of organ donation.

In February, after years of waiting, the 53-year-old received a new heart.

The transplant went well and now Hart is working to raise awareness about organ donation.

Today, he raised the flag at Allegheny General Hospital during a ceremony honoring those who have given the gift of life.

Dr. Raymond Benza, medical director of the Heart Transplant and Artificial Heart Program at Allegheny General Hospital, said there is nothing like seeing a transplant patient thriving. Continue reading

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