Dying Teen’s Life-Saving Donation Will Be Commemorated On Rose Bowl Float

CBS Sacramento

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Marina Perez passed away nearly three years ago, but in a month she’ll make a special appearance in a parade.

The 13-year-old’s story will be shared with millions at the Rose Bowl parade in January on the Donate Life float.

Perez passed away suddenly from a brain hemorrhage.

“When I was in the hospital, clears throat, waiting to find out if she was going to survive or not, I kept thinking she’s never had a boyfriend,” her mother Nicole Perez said.

Then came a difficult decision for the mother—should she donate her daughter’s organs. Continue reading