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Saturday, July 14, 2012

INTERVIEW: Mother Discusses Son's Life-Saving Organ Donation

KSTP | Scott Theisen

One man is celebrating his 70th birthday today, thanks to another who lost his life too soon.

Christopher Benz died in 2007 when he was just 17-years-old. But today, part of him lives on. He donated his kidney and liver to a man waiting for the lifelines. That gave John Sagen the chance to see his two grandchildren be born.

Christopher's mom, Janet Benz, and Jeff Richert from LifeSource joined us Saturday morning to discuss organ donation.

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