Grieving mother speaks on the importance of organ donation

KSAZ | FOX 10 | Linda Williams

On Wednesday, Jordan Drake's mother honored her daughter's memory, at the Arizona State Capitol in Downtown Phoenix. Drake was the recipient of a donor heart, and lived for three more years, as a result of that life-saving gift.

A picture that showed Jordan's donor mother hearing hear son's heart beating inside Jordan's chest went viral four years ago. In February, Jordan's body began rejecting the heart.

She passed away on March 12.

Jordan's mother, Esther Gonzalez, may be grieving, but she spoke about the importance of organ donation Wednesday. Continue reading

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