Sunday, August 30, 2015

Caden's Car Show highlights importance of organ donation


WXYZ) - For the second year in a row, Mott Children's Hospital in Ann Arbor is hosting Caden's Car Show. The event not only gives young hospital patients a break from their stay, it also highlights the importance of organ donation.

Caden Bowles had a huge love of cars. He was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, and received a heart transplant at just six weeks old. At age seven, he was diagnosed with post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease, a type of cancer that can be a side effect from taking immunosuppressant drugs. Caden beat cancer, but at age ten, his heart began to fail. His wait for a new donor took long, and he passed away at age 11.

In his memory, people from all over the country have joined Team Caden to honor his memory by making a difference. Their goals are simple: continue reading


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