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ABC News Leonie Mellor 29 July 2015
A Queensland man dubbed a walking miracle after suffering burns to 90 per cent of his body is helping spread the word that donating skin can save lives.
TORONTO – Skin, bones, heart valves and corneas – these tissue donation options go a long way in helping donor recipients in need.
Corneas restore vision to people who’ve lost their eyesight, heart valves help babies born with congenital heart disease while skin is used to heal burn victims. 547 more words