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Dante Pérez, 24, became a jujitsu instructor to help at-risk youth stay out of trouble. Known for his kind spirit, Dante always looked for ways to make a positive impact in his hometown of Sierra Vista, Arizona. Beloved by his students, he was their role model. However, Dante was taken too soon from his loved ones when he succumbed to injuries he suffered in a car accident in November 2016.
Dante’s parents made the generous decision to donate their son’s organs and tissue, saving four lives and healing dozens more. “I lost my son,” says José Pérez, Dante’s father, “I didn’t want somebody else losing theirs.” Continue reading