Thursday, January 14, 2016

Story of brain dead baby donating his organs will break your heart


This heartbreaking story of a 22-month-old baby who donated his organs so that two more may live is sure to ring your heart with sadness.

According to the Korean Organ Donation Agency (KODA), 2-year-old Gil Jae Hongtook his last breath early Thursday morning after donating his liver and kidney to two child patients who were in dire need of his organs.

Around 3:36pm KST on January 7, baby Jae Hong and his family were involved in a major car accident on the Incheon International Airport Expressway. The SUV that Jae Hong, his grandmother, and other family members were riding in suddenly came to a halt due to a vehicle defect as they were driving on the highway. The highway bus that happened to be right behind Jae Hong and his family crashed violently into the SUV.  Continue reading

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