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Posted on October 1, 2009
Last month, Community Cinema screened D TOUR, which chronicles musician Pat Spurgeon's search for a living kidney donor and the challenges associated with finding a viable match. The screenings brought awareness about the importance of organ donation in the United States. But what is the organ market like in other countries? This month, check out the ITVS International film IRANIAN KIDNEY BARGAIN SALE, which follows young Iranians through the organ trade process, in the only country in the world where kidney trading is legal. Download IRANIAN KIDNEY BARGAIN SALE on iTunes >>

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