Record number of donations leads to more lives saved
Yahoo! News: In the U.S. last year, doctors performed more than 42,800 organ transplants. However, there are still over 100,000 people waiting for life-saving donations.
In 2020, Keegan Johnson, an upstate South Carolina 17-year-old, made the selfless decision to register as an organ donor. Following a sudden illness only four months later, Keegan’s decision to donate was honored resulting in him saving the lives of four people, including John Wilson who received Keegan’s kidney and pancreas.
Read more about how Keegan’s gift was honored.