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Friday, February 26, 2016

The family of a teen organ donor meets transplant recipient for the first time

KAUZ | Danielle Malagarie

WICHITA FALLS, TX - (KAUZ) - One heart brought two families together for the first time today in Wichita Falls as a transplant recipient met his donor's family.

Thursday afternoon Mike Wendt, who received Shon Blair's heart, met the family of the young man who saved his life.

When seventeen year old Shon Blair chose to become an organ donor, nobody knew he would be saving seven lives, and his sister Breon Blair said she has never been more of her brother.

Wendt said he is so grateful of Shon Blair’s selflessness.

“It means I got the chance for my life to go on,it just means the world to me,” said Wendt. Continue reading

 

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