The Spokesman-Review | John Stucke
The memory of Drew Swank will be celebrated in the New Year amid a whirl of flowers and tears.
His death in the aftermath of a 2009 high school football game may have robbed his family of his companionship and promise, yet good has come from the tragedy. Surgeons were able to collect organs from Drew’s body and successfully transplant them into people desperate to live.
These gifts will be honored in the 2012 Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, Calif., on Jan. 2.
Artists have created what they call a “floragraph,” an organic portrait of the 17-year-old …
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