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Friday, April 29, 2016

Killeen: Hospital flies Donate Life flag

KWTX | Sam DeLeon
(Photo by Sam DeLeon)
KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) April is national organ donation month and Metroplex Hospital in Killeen is extending its efforts to raise awareness through the month of May. 

The hospital raised a Donate Life flag Thursday as part of the effort.

There are more than 121,000 people on the national transplant waiting list.

Just more than 30,000 people will receive a transplant this year.

S. Lemuel Bradshaw a transplant recipient says he's grateful for his second chance.

He says donor families are the real heroes.

“They think about others on what is for them the worst day of their lives they lost a loved one. And what it does as a recipient is, it inspires awe in you. You see these people and wonder would I have been able to make the same sort of decision it's a selfless act. Continue reading
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