A sister's life-giving message about organ donation

KTVB | Doug Petcash
Megan Moore and her brother John
BOISE -- April is National Donate Life Month. KTVB is partnering with Yes Idaho to raise awareness about organ, eye and tissue donation.

Throughout the month, we're going to tell stories about people affected by organ donation. For some, it's a story of silver linings in the face of great loss. For others, it's about a second chance at life.

For Megan Moore it's about two twists of fate. One gave her almost unbearable heartache. The other gave her an outlet for her pain and a way to make a real difference.

"I remember standing up on stage, and I was like, you know, I don't really know if this is for me," said Moore about competing in the Miss Treasure Valley Pageant.

But life can be full of surprises.

"And then they announced my name, and I was like, oh my gosh. Huge mind change," said Moore.

In March of 2014 Moore was crowned Miss Treasure Valley. A big surprise to her because she didn't even enter the pageant until about a week earlier, and only at the urging of the manager of a business where she was applying for a job. Continue reading

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