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Five People Alive Today Thanks To SDSU Student

SDSU freshman Sara Stelzer was taken off life-support Saturday after losing a brief battle with meningococcal meningitis, and five other people were given new life because she was a registered organ donor.

Organ transplants help save many lives, but finding organs is a challenge. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, new patients in need of an organ get added to the list every 10 minutes.