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Saturday, January 30, 2016

Leon County Family Hopes To Inspire Others To Donate Life After Tragedy

WTXL | Alison Posey

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - On Saturday, the Florida State men's basketball team looks for a victory against Clemson. They're also hoping for another victory for those that need it more, as the came has been dubbed "Donate Life Night," and the hope is fans will be encouraged to learn more about organ, tissue, and eye donation.

It's a cause that hits close to home for one Leon County family, as they look to keep their son's legacy alive.

"When he was in marching band, Senior night, he swapped band uniforms with one of his friends that played at Rickards, so he showed up with the Rickards marching band uniform for Senior pictures."

Demetrius Branca laughs when remembering his son Anthony. Anthony always had a joke, a smile, and a laugh. He was always there for his friends and his family, until November 7th, 2014, when everything changed. Continue reading


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