Liver Recipient, Mother Of 4, Meets Donor Family For First Time


NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)– April is national Donate Life month and two mothers who were bonded by the selfless gift of organ donation are asking others to sign up.

In a small conference room inside New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center, the two mothers met for the first time, CBS2’s Magdalena Doris reported.

One has suffered incredible loss, another was brought back from the brink of death. Both are bonded by a teen who is no longer here.

“I miss him so much,” Lisa Negron, the organ donor’s mother, told CBS2.

Last June, 19-year-old Christian Negron was jumped by four men in an attempted robbery near his home in the Bronx. Nine days later, he was found unconscious in his home.

“And he never regained consciousness,” his mother said. Continue reading

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