Organ Donors Honored By Allegheny General Hospital

Allegheny General Hospital honored organ donors at its annual rose garden ceremony.

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- Allegheny General Hospital honored organ donors at its annual Rose Garden Ceremony today. Each donor or their family received a rose in honor of their loved one's life-saving donation. Many shared stories about why they decided to donate their organs. One man says he'll forever be grateful to his older fraternity brother, who donated a kidney to save his life.

- It's hard to believe that two clowns that joined a frat together as fraternity brothers would one day be reunited not just as friends, but now biologically. I carry this guy around with me the rest of my life.

- More than 110,000 people in the United States are waiting for an organ transplant, including almost 7,000 people here in Pennsylvania.