DL Life Logo - - - - 121,159 AMERICANS ARE CANDIDATES ON THE UNOS TRANSPLANT WAIT LIST DL Life Logo 100,376 waiting for a kidney DL Life Logo 14,753 wait-listed for a liver DL Life Logo 1,029 waiting for a pancreasDL Life Logo 1,924 needing a Kidney-PancreasDL Life Logo 4,156 waiting for a life-saving heartDL Life Logo 1,469 waiting for a lungDL Life Logo 42 waiting for a heart-lungDL Life Logo 269 waiting for small bowelDL Life Logo One organ donor has the opportunity to save up to 8 lives DL Life Logo One tissue donor has the opportunity to save and -or enhance the lives of 50 or more individuals DL Life Logo An average of 22 people die everyday while waiting for a transplant. DL Life Logo You have the power to SAVE Lives by becoming an organ, eye and tissue donor, so what are you waiting for? To learn how to register click HEREDL Life Logo

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Grieving father makes a life-giving choice

The Columbus Dispatch

Showing that something good can come out of even a heart-rending loss, a Dayton-area father has saved the lives of two boys by donating the organs of his murdered 2-year-old daughter. Thanks to Scott Senft, Kinsley Kinner's lungs and liver now are giving two boys — whose names haven’t been disclosed, for privacy reasons — a second chance at a healthy life.

Kinsley’s mother and her mother's boyfriend have been indicted in Butler County in connection with the child’s death, which allegedly was caused by physical abuse by the boyfriend, Bradley Young. She died Dec. 3, a day after being found unresponsive by emergency responders.

Senft on his own made a wrenching decision to donate the girl's organs while still trying to cope with the devastating loss. It’s a decision Kinsley’s grandmother, Heidi Morgan of Dayton, says she is proud of. Continue reading

 

No comments: