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SD gov. urges people to sign up as organ donors

December 18, 2013 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard says South Dakotans should consider registering as organ, eye and tissue donors.

The governor says Christmas is a time for giving, and there is no greater gift than the gift of life through organ donation.

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SD gov. urges people to sign up as organ donors

December 18, 2013 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard says South Dakotans should consider registering as organ, eye and tissue donors.

The governor says Christmas is a time for giving, and there is no greater gift than the gift of life through organ donation.

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Organ donor bills get final OK

February 27, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Senators approve decals for license plates, online plan.
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Online signup sought for organ donors

February 25, 2013 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE The Daugaard administration wants changes from the Legislature intended to increase organ and tissue donation in South Dakota. Continue Reading

Life Saver: 5 people receive organs after Kevin Theurer II’s fatal truck collision

February 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

In losing his life in a fatal vehicle collision Jan. 24, Kevin Theurer II gave five other lives a fighting chance. Continue Reading

View of organ donation shifting in Lakota culture

January 28, 2013 in The Daily Republic

In Native American circles, donating an organ is often viewed as not only a physical sacrifice, but a spiritual one as well.
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Late Corsica teen to be honored in Rose Parade

December 18, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Andrea Cleveland will be among 72 organ, eye and tissue donors honored with a floragraph a portrait created using grains, flowers, seeds, spices and other organic materials on Donate Life’s 2013 Rose Parade float.
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OPINION: Eye bank donors leave ‘footprints’ on hearts of many grateful recipients

December 17, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Over the past year in South Dakota, more than 500 people were eye, tissue and/or organ donors.
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Brenda Taylor, Kasson, Minn., letter: Consider organ, tissue donation

August 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Currently, more than 113,000 people are waiting for an organ donation. One person’s donation can help up to 60 people. Continue Reading