An Eagle family's life-giving decision

KTVB | Doug Petcash

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 are telling stories about people affected by organ donation.

People like the Hill family of Eagle.

"We need to have open discussions about these things because it could happen in anybody's family," said Heidi Hill. "I never thought in a million years that this would happen in my family."

In their time of devastating loss, the Hill family made a life-giving decision to donate their daughter Shauna's organs when she died after a car crash.

Shauna was a violinist in the Eagle High School Orchestra.

"She referred to herself as an '"orch dork" and proud of it," said Shauna's mom Heidi Hill.

She was a committed, competitive figure skater who practiced four or five early mornings every week. Continue reading

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