After getting to know Roy I found out that the love of his life has a disease that causes him to be in need of a new kidney. And offcourse, being the man Roy is, he offered oneof his own. Offcorse he did. I think that it´s considered an easy choice to so when someone you love is sick, but at the same time, is it? Really?
It is a big deal. That´s what it is. Even though what you give away is only about 12 cm long, weighing only 180 grams, it´s a big deal.
I think it´s a big deal.
People have a hard time giving away their organs after they´ve passed, and to willingly go into surgery to give up an organ is so.... heroic. know that Roy doesn´t see it that way, and I know that I wouldn´t hesitate to give Rafael, or Leo or my emmediate family one of my kidneys, but still, that´s a "what if" in life. Roy is giving away a kidney on Wednesday. It´s a definitive.
I just want you all to know that I´m a donor. If it ever should come up as a question. I am, and my family is informed. Looking for information about kidneytransplants I stumbled across this page, and even though I´m probably not gona check into her page often, I was touched. 20 years old, and waiting for a new heart,.. Rough... Want to know more about organ donation? You can read more it here.
Giving life is the ultimate gift.. please make a stand to what you would like your relatives to answer if they ever were to receive such a horrible call... And pelase... be a hero if you´re ever asked to give away a kidney to someone dear. I would definitely find it heroic