A DEAD ISSUE

There's a lot to overcome in deciding to donate your organs: the specter of death for one thing, signing documents for another. This week three members of Congress who cover all the organ-donation bases--Senator Mike DeWine, who made the issue his top priority after having to make a split-second decision to donate the organs of his 22-year-old daughter killed in a car accident in 1993; Senator Bill Frist, a surgeon who actually did transplants; and Representative Joe Moakley, who walks the halls of Congress thanks to a donated liver--will launch National Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Week and celebrate the fact...

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