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The author would like to express her thanks to Sheelagh McGuinness, Tom Walker, and Stephen Wilkinson, the organizers of the Organ Donation and Consent Wellcome Trust Workshop at the University of Keele, where an early version of this article was first presented; the editors of this special edition; and the anonymous reviewers of this piece. All opinions expressed and indeed any errors that remain are of course solely of the responsibility of the author.
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