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Friday, April 15, 2016

Mayor Stephanie Burke celebrates generosity of organ, tissue donors

MEDORD TRANSCRIPT 

Mayor Stephanie Burke, third from the left, celebrated the generosity of organ and tissue donors on April 12 at Medford City Hall. Courtesy Photo
MEDFORD

Mayor Stephanie Burke joined individuals who have been personally touched by organ donation, including a heart recipient, Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles leadership, legislators and New England Organ Bank, to celebrate organ and tissue donation and declared April as Donate Life Month in the city of Medford in an effort to encourage citizens to register as organ and tissue donors.

In 2015, 719 lives were saved in New England because of the generosity of organ donors. Thousands of more lives were enhanced through the gift of tissue donation. Continue reading
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