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Friday, January 29, 2016

One child who died in Sheboygan Falls fire donating organs, doctors weigh in

FOX 11 NEWS | Alexa Santos

GREEN BAY — One of the children who died in Tuesday night's fire in Sheboygan Falls is helping save other lives.

A post this morning online indicated that 10-year-old Benjamin Martin who was declared dead yesterday, had five of his organs donated to save others.

Experts on organ donation say that donating those 5 organs is crucial.

As you can expect, the need for organ transplants is very high.

For David Lee, organ donation proved to be a miracle.

He received a kidney and liver transplant in December.

Lee said, "It was either the transplant or other bad news. Transplants to me became very personal, I'm very grateful."

After his surgery, Lee's doctors told him that he wouldn't have survived much longer without the transplant. Continue reading VIDEO.

 

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