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Guide for Transplant Recipients: Writing to the Donor Family

Many organ and tissue recipients would like to communicate their thanks to the donor family and share a bit about themselves following transplantation.

The attached guide outlines the process for writing to donor family members and provides some tips on what to write.

ORG056 Writing to the donor family
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