Organ Donation Movement Expands Nationwide

Organ Donation Movement Expands Nationwide Check out the following blog post for SODA: Student Organ Donation Advocates, the national organization my daughter Sara founded and nurtured since her freshman year at Washington University in St. Louis. In 2009, Sara helped my husband Ron and I decide to donate our eldest daughter Laura’s organs. Since then she’s been determined—with a passion and determination that makes us proud—to educate high school [...]

By |2019-08-11T23:07:42-06:00August 11th, 2019|grief|0 Comments

Remembering Laura

Remembering Laura Each and Every Day ~ Exactly ten years ago today—on February 21, 2009—we were told what no parent should ever have to hear. “Your daughter has suffered irreversible brain damage. She is not responding to pain. She is legally brain dead.” The pediatric neurosurgeon’s words hit my brain, and I went numb. Our daughter Laura Miller—only fourteen years old—had died. Our worst nightmare had come true. [...]

By |2019-02-28T18:06:11-06:00February 21st, 2019|grief, post-traumatic growth|0 Comments