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Thursday, September 22, 2016

National DMV Appreciation Week honors those who help in organ donation

WKBT | Eric Jacobson

Over 600,000 Wisconsin residents signed up for organ donation in 2015

ONALASKA, Wis. (WKBT) -  This is the first ever DMV Appreciation Week across the country.

It's a chance for individuals of Donate Life, an organization that promotes organ donation, to thank DMV workers for their work in signing drivers up for organ donation.

For more than 25 years, DMV customer service representatives have been asking a simple question to those that come through their doors.

They ask if you wish to become an organ donor upon an unexpected death.

For one individual who received the gift of life from that question, it was important to come back and thank those who help save lives.

Outside the DMV in Onalaska Wednesday morning, it is dark and damp, but inside, Carol Hay is delivering a warm message of thank you.

For Hay, that thank you is personal.  VIDEO Continue reading
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