Jesica Santillan

wbwhite wbwhite at MADBBS.COM
Mon Feb 24 20:51:40 MST 2003


This question has puzzled me from the start.  But then I have no working
knowledge of the process of allocating organs.   I thought wealth, connections,
or celebrity status raised a patient's chances of being a recipient.

Bill

"John A. Quayle" wrote:

> At 09:24 AM 2/24/2003 -0500, Sue Rojas wrote:
>
> >I think that once the first, screwed up, implant was done, there shouldn't
> >have been a 2nd. That poor child was going to die anyway. Why take those
> >organs and put them into a lost cause. I think that a look should be taken
> >at the donor program. Shouldn't the organs go into the best candidates, not
> >the worst?? Cold, yes. Logical, also yes.
>
>          This morning, Jim Quinn <http://www.warroom.com> is asking just
> how does an illegal alien get to the top of the waiting list for a
> transplant when she also has no money. Think about it.
>
> John Q.
>
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