Who has checked the organ donor box on their driver’s license form? Is there a little heart nestled somewhere among the essential stats that make up your identity? If so, have you ever considered what it would be like to donate your organs or what about need an organ?

When Elissa found herself suddenly herself needing a heart after a viral infection in her early 20s, someone who had checked that box allowed her to be able to share the incredible story with us today.


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Disclaimer: This podcast is not meant to provide medical advice. Always consult with your own health care professional. Names, locations, times & any other potentially identifying information about cases discussed have been changed to protect privacy.

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