Shinaberry is just 16 years old, but she's already making bold steps in her fight to raise awareness for organ donation.
She suffered from a life-threatening illness called primary pulmonary hypertension and received a double lung transplant in 2009.
She's spent her time since, lobbying state lawmakers to support legislation that would require ninth grade health students to receive a 30 minute lesson on organ donation. Shinaberry says she wants to help dispel the rumors associated with organ donation.
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