I lost my 9 yr old son, June 28,2001, in Lexington, ky. I donated his organs, without hesitation. He was an awesome loving little boy, and my best friend.
Gift of Life Stories
My name is Tracy Watson. I was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at the age of 5. Cystic Fibrosis is a life threatening disease that affects the lungs and digestive system. During my teenage years, I was faced with more digestive issues. My parents were told I would not live to be a teenager but I […]
In November 1991, while living our American dream, we were faced with a parents’ nightmare. A car crossed the centerline and hit our car head-on. I was driving and miraculously unhurt. My 3 1/2 year old son Trey, was mortally injured. The force of the crash broke his neck at the base of the brain […]
Hello, my name is Cara Brahm. I received a double lung transplant on September 8th 2014. I have battled the disease Cystic Fibrosis for many years. In October 2013, I was sick enough to be added to the transplant waiting list. At that time, I had been “existing” instead of living. I was on oxygen […]
Coach Flatt (known to his family as simply, Terry) was a well-liked, well respected member of the Glasgow community. He was a Physical Education Teacher as well as a Basketball coach, inspiring his community to make healthy lifestyle choices during his Health Classes, and pushing his team to work hard to achieve their goals on […]
On July 3, 2014, our family’s lives were not only forever changed, but ultimately shattered. We received word that Michael Paul Davis had been in a four wheeler accident. Upon arriving at the hospital, we were notified that Michael had already been pronounced deceased and was being sustained through artificial life support. At that time […]
My brother, Jamie, always had a big bright smile on his face. He was very handsome and had the best personality. He was the type of guy that never met a stranger and would be your best friend within five minutes of meeting you. His son looks just like him. I want to tell you about […]
Shortly after giving birth to her daughter, Tosha was in need of the gift of life. Thanks to an amazing donor family, Tosha is able to be a wife & mom to daughter Caylie. Caylie was 9 weeks old when Tosha received her heart transplant.
Our story is about being given the gift of life. In June 2012, life was good. I had just retired from the Bath County school system, and Danny and I had made plans for travel, planned for winters in the Sunshine State, camping trips in the summer, and days of relaxation. He had retired earlier […]
Matt was an athlete. He loved sports, from fishing to football, he worked hard and to the best of his abilities. Baseball was is favorite from t-ball to college. He gave it his all. The goal; to win the game. When Matt was 17 he watched a television presentation about organ donation and the impact […]