Jesse White promotes Ill. organ donor registry

April 4, 2011 3:30:52 PM PDT
Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White is urging people to join the state's organ and tissue donor registry.

A new ad campaign features 13-year-old heart recipient Mikahla Thornton and Brittney Payton, daughter of Chicago Bears legend Walter Payton whose efforts had an impact on donation.

The campaign will show that organ donation can transform many lives. A new ad will be played on movie screens across the state.

April is national Donate Life month. Organizations will be working together to promote organ and tissue donor awareness throughout the state.

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