Gift of life

CLEBURNE TIMES REVIEW | Jessica Pounds

At a strong 90 beats per minute, Cassondra Singleton of Burleson listened to and felt her son’s heart beat for the first time since he died five months ago.

Aaron Singleton, 15, suffered a seizure and died Nov. 4 from head trauma, the result of taking a hard hit during a Joshua High School junior varsity football game.

After his death, Aaron went on to save three lives through organ donation and countless lives through tissue donation.

On Tuesday, the Singleton family had the opportunity to meet the donor recipients at Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center — Fort Worth.

New lease on life

Brenda Florez was on the donor registry list for a long time when she received Aaron’s liver and left kidney.

“I had liver issues and I knew at some point I would become more ill and not be here,” she said. Continue reading
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