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Sunday, January 31, 2016

Cole Miller's gift of life to six others

Sunshine Coast Daily

The late Cole Miller.

COLE Miller's mum was always onto her children about ensuring they were registered for organ donation.

Now national media outlets report six people owe their new lives to the former Sunshine Coast teenager who was tragically killed in a coward-punch attack.

Cole's heart is beating in a young boy's chest while his lungs have helped another boy and a young girl to breathe.

His kidneys and liver are providing new life for another three adults, News Corp reports.

Cole's brother Billy said the family smiled when they were asked about organ donation, given their mum's often-stated wishes.

"She was always on our backs, telling us to make sure we had it on our licence," Billy was quoted as saying. Continue reading

 

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