This heart-warming story filmed in Charlotte recalls the fatal accident that took the life of NFL wide-receiver Chris Henry and the “gift of life” that followed for the four people that received his organs.
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I have many reasons to be thankful to share my story as part of the national campaign to increase awareness of the need for organ donation.
Carey, a 21-year-old college student, was shot and killed by a mentally ill student. Carey’s sister knew that he had indicated his desire to be a donor on his driver’s license. His family decided to honor Carey’s wish.
Does this face look familiar? Kara Thio’s photograph appears on many donation materials here in North Carolina, including those available at the DMV. Kara was born without a bile duct.
When Mack received his transplant on January 8, 2005, he was the first Hemophiliac in North Carolina to receive a new liver.
My amazing sister, May, had a heart on her driver’s license thanks to a DMV Examiner.
No one ever thinks about organ donation or becoming involved with organ donation until it directly affects you, a family member, or a friend. When I first went to the DMV in 1997 at the young age of 16, a DMV employee asked me if I want
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