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Colo. Dispute over Organ Donor Brain Death

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Colo. Dispute over Organ Donor Brain Death

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Colo. Dispute over Organ Donor Brain Death

Colo. Dispute over Organ Donor Brain Death

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A Colorado coroner ruled this month that organs were removed from a man for donation before medical personnel proved he was brain dead. Donor officials and the medical community counter that standard guidelines for recognizing brain death were used in the case. NPR's Jeff Brady reports.