The decision to donate a family member’s organs is not one to be taken lightly, especially when the family member is a child. However, we must never forget the dirty little secret of the organ donation industry: Viable organs can come only from the living.
We learn this poignant lesson from a young teen in Alabama. His parents thought he was gone forever and felt it was time to give life to others, but they did not realize that their son was very much alive, no matter what the brain-wave detector indicated.
You can watch his incredible story here.