Charlotte Observer | Brittany Penland
It was the story of a 4-year-old boy suffering while waiting for an organ transplant that made a lasting impression on Michelle Fogarty.
She couldn't shake the thought. He had spent most of his short life in and out of hospitals, enduring medical treatments and waiting on a lifesaving organ.
After hearing the story from her aunt, a pharmacist, Michelle, 17, a senior at Providence High, felt compelled to help individuals like the child by creating an organ donation program. She called it "The Ultimate Gift."
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