Morton, Ill. Student Featured in Statewide Commercial

There have been a couple good stories recently about 10-year-old kidney transplant recipient Erin Fitzgerald of Morton, Ill. Erin is one of the featured Illinois residents in Secretatry of State Jesse White’s statewide commercial promoting organ/tissue donation.

Erin is truly a testament to how organ donation helps provide others with a second chance at life. Kudos to Erin for her help promoting donation and for her fantastic achievements at the U.S. Transplant Games. Check out the stories below to read more about Erin:

Peoria Journal-Star story (from May 10, 2007)

Morton News-Times story (from May 2, 2007)

In addition, some of you may have noticed some new “sites of interest” to the right. Be sure to check out some of these great resources on organ/tissue donation and the transplant community.

Last, Happy Mother’s Day to all Moms, have a fantastic weekend!


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