Son wishes for father to receive new liver

KSWO | Will Hutchinson

ELGIN, OK (KSWO) - A child's wish for his father to receive a new liver has prompted one local school to host an organ donor drive.

It's part of Elgin Middle School's "Winter Wish Week”, where students were asked to make two wishes, one for themselves and one for others. Teachers and student council members are working to make those wishes come true. 8th grader Jake Spencer wished for a new liver for his dad, who has been on the transplant list for the last three years.

Elgin Middle School obviously couldn’t just give Jake's dad a new liver --- but they say but they didn't want his wish to go unanswered.

So, they called Life-Share -- a non-profit that came in to sign people up to become organ donors... all while raising awareness about the need for organ donation.

Jake Spencer says making his wish for his dad to get a new liver was an easy decision. Continue reading