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Xtant Medical Honors Donor Hero Asante Contreras on the Donate Life Rose Parade® Float
Company Sponsors Donate Life Float at Rose Parade for the Ninth Year
Asante is remembered for his smile, positive energy, and dedication to helping others. He hoped to be an emergency room physician and became an EMT to save money for medical school. Sadly, he passed a day before taking the test needed to complete the Paramedic Certification Program at UT Health San Antonio. The school honored Asante’s work by giving him his certification posthumously. Asante was able to leave one final, lasting gift as a cornea and tissue donor.
“Asante’s passion for caring for others shone through in his final gift, ultimately allowing others to live a full life,” said
Organ, eye, and tissue donation offers hope to donor families who, in the midst of losing a loved one, see the chance to believe their loved ones’ gifts will help save others. At the same time, those waiting to receive a lifesaving organ have the dream and hope that a donor will become available to restore their health and change their lives. They can now achieve their life’s goals, all thanks to their donors. The Donate Life Rose Parade float is celebrating its 20th year of participating in this national effort to reach viewers and share the vital message that organ, eye, and tissue donation saves and heals lives.
As the world’s most visible campaign to inspire organ, eye, and tissue donation, The Donate Life Rose Parade float inspires viewers to help the over one million people in need of organ, eye, or tissue transplants each year. Register today to become an organ, eye, or tissue donor by visiting www.DonateLife.net.
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Source: Xtant Medical, Inc.