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Why should I become an organ donor?

You should become an organ donor because donating healthy body parts after your death can save the lives of up to eight people and affect countless others, including their families and loved ones. Becoming an organ donor is a personal and ethical choice. It shows that you are interested in helping other individuals in need.

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