Monday, December 14, 2015

'This Is So Special': Mother Meets Woman Saved by Late Daughter's Organ Donation


The life of a 24-year-old woman was cut short by a bike crash, but her decision to become an organ donor gave life. On Monday, her mother met in Northern Virginia three of the five people who received the young woman's organs.

Stacie Farmer, a recent college graduate, was killed in 2010 in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, where she was working as a rafting instructor. She was a free spirit who loved to travel and never seemed to meet a stranger, her mother, Cathi Farmer, said.

"She had done so much in her life -- more than an 80-year-old person would have normally done," she said.

Always thinking of others, Stacie Farmer had told her sister, Lisa, years before her death that she wanted to be an organ donor.

"Why would I just want to be buried six feet down and not continue life if I had the opportunity to?" her mother said Lisa had relayed. VIDEO, continue reading


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