At the time of Cameron’s donation, Sarah knew that as she cried tears of sadness, those awaiting lifesaving and healing transplants were crying tears of gratitude and joy.
Lukas had been only 8 years old when he announced to his family that he wanted to sign up to be an organ donor. And, he did. Not long after he turned 15 ½, Lukas applied for his temporary driver’s license and checked the box to join his state’s organ, eye and tissue donor registry.
Through cornea donation, Anya was able to give sight to two people, and her donated tissue healed two young burn victims through skin grafts.
Cecil’s record-setting donation is important, not only for the transplant it made possible but also as an example that donors can be of any age.
Pediatric heart recipient Amaya was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, a birth defect that affects normal blood flow through the heart.
Intestinal transplant recipient Aeisha had just relocated to New York City to pursue a career on Broadway, when inflammatory bowel disease put her dreams and health in jeopardy. An intestinal transplant saved her life, and gave her a new purpose: to serve as a spark of healing inspiration for others as a minister.
Trevin was a caring and respectful 19-year-old with a great sense of humor. A natural athlete and leader, Trevin was always helping others and loved to make people smile.