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I Want to Donate My Body to Science When I Die

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 59 People

    That Museum

    i hope that my body will end up in Body Works, that museum where they like artistically alter corpses and then put them on display
    dugaauru dugaauru 13-15, F Dec 22, 2011

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    If It Can Help Make Another Better Then Learn From My Body

    A few weeks ago someone asked if when I died would I want to donate my body to science? After a brief pause I said yes...the only reason for the pause being that I am already an organ donor. I have stated in some of my earlier stories that I have Multiple Sclerosis,aka MS, I was...
    bluetatoo19712000 bluetatoo19712000 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 20, 2012

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    Giving Back

    I had a cornea transplant when I was four years old. Meaning that I have directly reaped the benefits of someone selflessly donating their organs. Thus I have decided that I want to donate my body to science when I die as a way of giving back. Donating my body to science may be...
    Lullacus Lullacus 22-25, F May 29, 2013

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    Burden On My Family

    I don't want my family to have carry the burden of funeral cost.....that's the main reason I want to donate my body.  
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 8, 2007

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    I Wonder..

    If I did donate it, would they keep my brain as they keep einstien's? Or would my kidneys be donated to some hospital, wow, it gives me creeps to think who would be peeing with them. What is they put my heart in a woman? I will love a man?! Enough, i'm not donating!!!! :-|  ...
    Floydian Floydian 22-25, M 30 Responses Jun 18, 2009

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    Yes, but I mean seriously.

    I am on the waiting list. Yes, there is waiting list here ;) it's not so easy to get there. It is because the organization that takes your body pays for your body removing cost and the ceremony. So I am not sure, maybe I just keep my organ donor card and be happy. I hate...
    Magdalenka Magdalenka 26-30, F May 14

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    I will not need it when I am dead please feel

    free to use it as you see fit.
    sroonaka616 sroonaka616 18-21 May 14

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    HerrinDesFeuers HerrinDesFeuers 16-17, F 1 Response May 13

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