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Jermaine Cullum (Credit: Facebook)

Parents Honored After 16-year-old Son Donates Organs

The parents of a 16 year old who died suddenly last month were honored Wednesday for giving others life.

06/25/2014

Jesse White

Jesse White Urges More African Americans To Become Organ Donors

White said African Americans account for 56 percent of those who need an organ transplant, but make up 32 percent of the donors.

WBBM Newsradio–04/01/2013

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Facebook Organ Donor Button Leads To Spike In Registration

Medical experts said Wednesday that a new Facebook feature allowing users to declare they are organ donors could be a game changer, and could go far in reducing the number of those waiting for transplants.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2012

Allison Buell, left, donated a kidney to the spouse of her longtime friend, Maggie Vazquez. (CBS)

Friend Resurfaces After Years, Offering The Gift Of A Kidney

Allison Buell personifies the spirit of giving. The Whiting, Ind. woman didn’t even hesitate to donate her kidney when she heard her friend’s husband needed one, CBS 2′s Dana Kozlov reports.

12/25/2011

Brittney Payton (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Secretary Of State Launches New Organ Donor Campaign

The new donor ad campaign will feature a 13-year-old heart recipient and the daughter of Chicago Bears great Walter Payton.

04/04/2011