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How Much Are Your Body Parts Worth?

In the United states, there are 123,000 people in need of an organ. How much are your body parts worth? Laci is here to discuss why human organs are so valuable.

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“Organ transplantation has become an accepted medical treatment for end-stage organ failure. But only you can help make it happen.”

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“There are currently 122,737 people waiting for lifesaving organ transplants in the U.S. Of These, 100,602 await kidney transplants.”

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“A little short on rent? Bank threatening to take your car? Well, if you’re not using your spleen at the moment, you could get just over $500 for it.”

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“Organs and tissue are used for millions of transplants and medical products yearly.”

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