“When you get knocked down, you get back up.” The Perfect Gift: The African American Organ Transplantation Project


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Augusta College partnered with Lifelink of Georgia to host The Good Present: The African American Organ Transplantation Undertaking.

Organizers for this even say that it highlights African American organ transplant recipients, dwelling organ donors, and the households of deceased donors. 

Lifelink says it’s dedicated to educating and galvanizing the general public to save lots of lives by means of organ and tissue donation. Folks gathered at Robert B. Greenblatt, MD Library at Augusta College to see the exhibit.

“We need to carry consciousness to how essential organs and tissue donations are within the African American neighborhood.” Says Bobby Howard Lifelink’s Director of the Multicultural Donation Training Program.

Howard is a kidney transplant recipient, and he shares with us how he obtained by means of it. 

“One of many issues I’ve realized through the years is whenever you get knocked down it’s a must to get again up.” Stated, Howard. 

Mayor Garnet Johnson proclaims August of this yr as Nationwide Minority Donors Consciousness Month.  

The superb images within the exhibit have been shot by no aside from, Johnny Crawford. He says, to seize somebody’s true self, it’s a must to take the time to get to know them. 

“I requested her if there was one thing else she needed to do. She stated she needed to indicate me her weapons.” Stated, Crawford.

Crawford needed to indicate that it’s potential to {photograph} African People in black and white and present them of their true type. 

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