HONG KONG (Reuters) - A Hong Kong schoolboy who died in a traffic accident has brought festive hope to at least seven other patients through the rare mass donation of a large number of his vital organs.
Fourteen-year-old Miu Chi-ho died from brain injuries after being hit by a bus several days ago, but doctors were .... Continue reading here
I found it interesting that donating organs was frowned upon in Hong Kong. If I were ever in a situation when I wouldn't live but I could still help others, I would want to. I give it to the Mother of this boy for standing up and doing what what she felt was right. It's moving.
I also wonder if receiving donated organs is frowned upon. Surely those who think donating is bad, would change their mind when and if they ever became in need.
Strangely enough, I just finished up a class this past quarter "Interculteral Communication"
Isn't it interesting the differences between cultures? There are some things that are hard to comprehend and understand. I guess that's what makes the world interesting.