Archer Irwin the face of DonateLife Week campaign

THE BORDER MAIL | Chris Young
BRAVE: Archer Irwin, 5, with his mum Nikki, will appear in a national campaign for DonateLife Week at the end of July. Picture: JAMES WILTSHIRE
IF you still aren't sure about whether or not to become an organ donor, look into the eyes of Archer Irwin.

The five-year-old from Wodonga has become the face of DonateLife Week, the federal government's push to have more people sign on to the national organ donor registry.

Archer's face is on posters right across the country promoting the push, which officially begins on July 30.

He wasn't always happy being the centre of attention though.

It hasn't been easy for Archer, being caught in the middle of doctor after doctor talking about him, stuck in hospital when he should be outside.

But, as his mother Nikki Irwin says, Archer changed his mind when he learned what the posters meant. Continue reading
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