The Courier, Australia | Fiona Henderson
“The hardest thing we’ve ever done in our life is to walk out of that hospital without him,” Michelle said. “Our whole outlook on life has changed but we get a fair bit of comfort that someone is still alive because of Ethan.”
The Secculls yesterday took part in the Walk for Organ Donation Awareness in the Botanical Gardens, and said they had become passionate advocates for organ donation.
Jon said it was an issue that he and Michelle could promote to help ease their grief.
Standing in the Royal Children’s Hospital Intensive Care Unit back in October, the Secculls knew they wanted to donate their four-year-old son’s organs when they were told Ethan would not recover.