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AM/PM Session - 30 May 2017 - Donating a kidney to a stranger
We read an article written by someone who decided to donate one of their kidneys to a stranger:
Vocabulary Top 10:
do-gooders - someone whose desire and effort to help people (such as poor people) is regarded as wrong, annoying, useless, etc.
queasiness - having an unpleasantly nervous or doubtful feeling; having a sick feeling in the stomach : suffering from nausea
startling - very surprising, shocking, or frightening
as well - too, also; in addition to someone or something else
debilitating - making (someone or something) weak : reducing the strength of (someone or something)
ominously - suggesting that something bad is going to happen in the future
offal - the organs (such as the liver or kidney) of an animal that are used for food
duress - force or threats meant to make someone do something
altruistic - feelings and behavior that show a desire to help other people and a lack of selfishness
yuck - used to express disgust
What are the rules about organ donation in your country?
Would you consider donating a kidney to someone you didn´t know?