Monday, December 14, 2015

Family of organ donor meets those she saved

WUSA 9 | Stephanie Gailhard

ANNANDALE, Va. (WUSA9) -- In the D.C. metropolitan area, there are about 2,100 people waiting for an organ transplant. On average, three of those people die each week because there are not enough organs to go around.

Despite those startling statistics, many people are thriving thanks to the generosity of organ donors like Stacie Farmer.

Stacie died in 2010 after she was hit by a car while riding her bike in West Virginia. Her sister, Lisa Farmer, remembers Stacie talking about donating her organs if she ever passed away.

Even if the thought of doing so seemed impossible.

“[I said] Stacie that's not going to happen. We will grow old together and have babies at the same time," Lisa Farmer said.VIDEO, continue reading

 

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