Mary O’Connor Mack

Mary O’Connor Mack

Mary O’Connor Mack is living with heart failure and volunteers in Boston, MA as an advocate for safe affordable healthcare.

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The US system asks for ALL of us to care for others by being an organ donor, but then does not reciprocate that care without enormous financial barriers. (Photo: Elvert Barnes/flickr/cc) Views
Thursday, December 20, 2018
Do You Have a Heart? On Organ Donation, Poverty, and For-Profit Healthcare
Is there a difference between someone who dies on a transplant list—waiting for an organ and someone who dies in need of an organ, but was never listed because of their inability to pay ? Is it more devastating when someone dies waiting on the list? Does it matter that one group never had a chance...
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