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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Dead Olympic coach saves 4 lives with organ donations

Stefan Henze. Photo: DPA.
As an organ donor, the young German Olympic coach who died on Monday in a taxi accident has been able to help four people in need of transplants, German media report.

German Olympic canoe slalom coach Stefan Henze died on Monday after a taxi accident, but because he was an organ donor, he has saved the lives of four people, Die Welt reported on Wednesday.

“Heart, liver and both kidneys have been successfully transplanted. Thus he has saved four lives,” a spokeswoman from the Brazilian health ministry told the conservative daily. Continue reading
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