USA Today: Transplants offer solace in time of heartache  |  January 26, 2011

Please take a moment to read this powerful story from USA Today, which focuses on the difficult decision for parents who have lost a child to donate their deceased child’s organs and tissues, and how this choice offers them comfort following the grave loss.

From the article: Donating their child’s organs not only gives parents “some sense of closure, it also allows them to know that their child is living on in a special way,” says George Mazariegos, a pediatric liver and intestine transplant surgeon at Children’s Hospital in Pittsburgh. “That’s very healing and very powerful for them.”

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