Today my brother-in-law received the gift of life. He received a liver. He has had liver disease for quite sometime, but just recently he was put on the transplant list. He got the call last night that there was a possible match for him and he had to get to the hospital immediately. Under the parameters of this kind of surgery he is doing well; time is of the essence now. We are hopeful that he would recuperate without complications. Even though we are joyful, I can't help to think of the grief the donor's family must be going through. He was someone's son, maybe a brother, and uncle or a father. The family donated any organs that could be saved and for this precious gift I thank them.
The gift of life
March 28th, 2011 at 03:08 pm