Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Organ recipient of Kristina Chesterman carries on legacy

KRCR | Alyx Dote

Kristina Chesterman

CHICO, Calif. - Today at the 3rd annual Bike Safety and Drunken Driving Awareness Event, the Chestermans showed up to honor their daughter Kristina's life.

In 2013, Kristina was killed after a drunk driver hit her while she was bicycling home from the Chico State Library.

Kristina was an organ donor. 5 people received organs from her when she died.

One of those people was Fernando Villegas.

Villegas received Kristina's kidney and pancreas.

The transplant process was anonymous until Kristina's mother, Sandra, sent Villegas a letter. Continue reading VIDEO


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