A real super hero: Mother shares story of son's organ donations

Angela MajorMegs Emanuel of Clinton lost her son Brody Austin in a motorcycle crash a year ago. His donated organs saved several lives


CLINTON—Nineteen-year-old Brody Austin wanted to be Superman ever since he put on a cape at age 2.

“He lived in his cape until he outgrew it at age 10,” his mom, Megs Emanuel, said. “Then he got a new one.”

Whenever he could, cheerful Brody lived out his Superman personality by helping others.

“He was always there for everybody,” Emanuel said.

The 2013 graduate of Clinton High School never stopped giving, even in death.

A year ago on April 26, Brody died in a motorcycle crash in southern Rock County. Continue reading
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