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Halifax Health recognizes National Donate Life Month

Transplant recipient Ray Ousterman of Port Orange spoke at a Flags Across American event.

During a Flags Across America event on Tuesday, April 3, transplant recipients Ray Ousterman of Port Orange and Anthony Richards of Palm Coast spoke about their life-saving kidney transplants performed at Halifax Health Medical Center. 

Halifax Health joined health organizations to participate in the nationwide Donate Life America initiative, which honors and celebrates the hundreds of thousands of donors and transplant recipients whose lives have been affected by organ, eye and tissue donation. 

Halifax Health Medical Center will fly the Donate Life flag throughout the month of April which is recognized nationally as Donate Life Month.  The flag raising ceremony also included speeches by the family members of donors, including Debra Morgan of Orlando, who spoke about her gratefulness for Halifax Health’s organ procurement services.  

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