American Live Wire | Enozia Vakil
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The organs of Olivia Swedberg, 3, who had a terminal disease would go on to save other children.
A girl with her vibrant personality, Olivia was diagnosed in May with terminal brain cancer known to be diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, which has a 0 percent survival rate.
Her family was aware they needed to live whatever life she has left to the fullest and went on a Disney cruise. It is there where they realized that the condition of Olivia had deteriorated quickly.
“When I was in Orlando, a lady emailed me and said she had been following Lucas’ story and knew he needed a liver transplant,” Lauressa Swedberg, Olivia’s mother, said.
Lucas had only weeks to live but was settled in the Pittsburgh area. After learning about Olivia, his family was praying for a miracle. The liver of Olivia was a miracle needed by Lucas which the Olivia’s family arranged for a direct organ donation to Lucas. Continue reading