Every 10 minutes, someone's name is added to a waiting list -- a waiting list for a new kidney, heart, lung or other organ. And every day, about 18 people die waiting.
Starting today, San Francisco's Link TV is screening a remarkable documentary, "The Power of Two." Twin sisters with fatal cystic fibrosis each received a double lung transplant. In the clip below, they travel to the National Donor Memorial in Richmond, VA."In a way it was like a pilgrimage to a Mecca," says Ana, one of the twins. "Because this is the place where our country pays tribute to all the people who have said 'yes' to organ donation."
You can watch the complete documentary online at LinkTV.
And, if you're not already, you can sign up to be an organ donor.