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It is national Minority Donor Awareness week and Secretary of State Jesse White is urging people of color and everyone else to become an organ donor. White says that minority groups account for almost 60 percent of those waiting for organs but only donate 33 percent of them. Vickie Walker’s daughter, Nicky, drowned tragically before she could start her sophomore year in college. Vickie says four lives were saved because she talked to her daughter about being an organ donor…

Walker says she now has an extended family of four – the people who lives Nicky’s organs saved.