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8-Year-Old Organ Donor To Be Honored At Rose Parade

Five-year-old twins Graci and Cash never got a chance to meet their older brother, Dakota. The twins were born 13 months after Dakota passed away. In 2008, after a fishing trip, he collapsed.

CBS 11–12/10/2014

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2-Year-Old Named After Superhero Experiences Medical “Miracle”

There’s a little guy at Children’s Medical Center in Dallas who looked kind of blue before his latest surgery. Heart problems left Stark Novak weak and actually turning the color blue.

CBSDFW.COM–12/02/2014

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Transplant Recipients Unite With North Texas Donor Family

To the unknowing, it was a simple wave of the hand. “It’s hard to describe what a gift that is…” With his voice trailing off into silence and his eyes filling with tears, Ronnie Thurman knows that wave is a miracle.

CBS 11–04/01/2014

Plano Firefighter’s Organ Donation Saves Two Lives

There was an emotional meeting between the family of a Plano firefighter and two of the lives he helped save through organ donation.

04/17/2013

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North Texas Marine Donates Kidney To Save His Brother’s Life

Two brothers, who’ve been separated by miles, will forever be linked now by a kidney.

CBS 11–01/08/2013

Cris and Misty Vento display pictures of their son Xander, who drown in a Fort Worth swimming pool. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Young Boy’s Hero Legacy Lives On

Cris and Misty Vento speak lovingly of all of their children. There’s eleven-year-old Jade, 8-year-old Brooklyn… and of course, Xander.

09/18/2012

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Dallas Man To Bike In All 50 States For Organ Donor Awareness

A Dallas man is spending his summer raising awareness about the need for organ donors. David Landsberg is starting his 50-state tour on this Fourth of July.

07/04/2011

Transplant Donors Sign Up in Droves

Texas has lagged behind most states in setting up a donor registry, but now that it’s easy to sign up, as many as 60 thousand Texans a month are registering to be organ donors.

07/28/2010