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Hospitals are offering a new ritual that honors organ donors when they help save the lives of others. These ceremonial Honor Walks not only help comfort the families of organ donors, but are also raising awareness about the critical need for organ donation, and helping to recruit new donors.

Learn more about becoming an organ donor in New York and Vermont: donatelifenys.org donatelifevt.org. organdonor.gov.

Watch extended studio interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6XtVtH18LA
Hear how Dalton’s friends and classmates made his Honor Walk especially touching for his family.

Listen to “The Honor Walk” segment on Reveal podcast in February on National Public Radio: https://www.revealnews.org/episodes/the-honor-walk/

The Honor Walk video from UVM Medical Center for Libby D’Avignon, an organ donor who died in August 2018: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=F8j5oWqLHs0