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Wife and mother who lost husband, daughter speaks at Johns Hopkins in support of organ donation

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When Rebecca Irizarry lost her husband and daughter almost two years ago, she was admittedly in a very tough place. “The days after the accident […] were such a blur. There were many questions that I immediately had to answer. And everything was so difficult,” said Irizarry during a May 6 press-conference at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, in St. Petersburg. “But, I tell everyone, the easiest decision involved was donating their organs and tissues. There wasn’t a doubt in…

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