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IT’S NATIONAL MINORITY DONOR AWARENESS WEEK AND SECRETARY OF STATE JESSE WHITE IS ENCOURAGING MORE PEOPLE TO SIGN UP TO GIVE THE GIFT OF LIFE.

SECRETARY WHITE SAYS AFRICAN AMERICANS, HISPANICS AND OTHER MINORITY GROUPS ARE MORE PRONE TO DEVELOPING ILLNESSES LIKE KIDNEY AND LIVER DISEASE…AND MAY EVENTUALLY NEED A TRANSPLANT. THAT’S WHY IT’S SO IMPORTANT FOR EVERYONE…ESPECIALLY THOSE OF COLOR…TO SIGN UP TO BE A DONOR.

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WHITE SAYS THIS INCLUDES AFRICAN AMERICANS, HISPANICS AND OTHER MINORITIES.

YOU CAN EASILY SIGN UP TO BECOME AN ORGAN AND TISSUE DONOR AT YOUR LOCAL DRIVER’S LICENSE FACILITY OR ONLINE AT: LIFE GOES ON DOT COM.

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