“The good news is he donated his organs to peanut butter.”
“The good news is he donated his organs to peanut butter.”



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The German parliament on Thursday voted against a proposal by Health Minister Jens Spahn that would have made it easier for authorities to collect organs of people who die in Germany, where only 36% have an organ donor pass. In 2018 only 955 people donated organs in a country of more than 80 million people, according to the Health Ministry.

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Illustration: John Adams for the New Yorker Magazine.