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Pgm #19: Donor Family and Heart Recipient

June 17, 2010
Kathy Somers & Jim Rivard
donor mother (Kathy) & heart recipient (Jim)

Kathy Somers, mother of organ donor, Timothy Somers, talks about their family experience in losing their son to a drowning accident while he was saving a young boy swimmer, and then facing the decision of organ donation.

Timothy’s heart recipient, Jim Rivard then shares his life saving heart transplant experience as the recipient of their gift of life donation decision.