I followed the first few seasons of Desperate Housewives very intently, but now catch an episode here and then when my DVR remembers to record it. I had just sat down to watch the crazy happenings on Wisteria Lane when I saw that Susan needed a transplant. “Great, here we go,” I thought to myself, as I am very aware that most TV shows portray myths and misconceptions about organ and tissue donation rather than the facts.
As much as I wanted my cynicism to be wrong, it wasn’t. (more…)