Tragedy Leads to Lifesaving Transplant

The liver of a 24-year-old car crash victim was donated to his former coach.
1:35 | 02/06/12

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Danny Glover one of those special people who is giving the precious gift of life. It's just. -- me thank you want to do such a gift like pat as his family now deeply mourns the passing of this young 44 year old. They to celebrate his choice to donate all of his organs prior to his death from a car crash. He's been donating blood since -- seventeen Sonya -- was interesting that. But I didn't know he was so interested -- giving all his organs and donating his organs is perfect reflection. Who he was as a -- -- standout athlete in multiple sports but actually wrestling if Bergen -- high school. Then came back to helped coach current teams always giving back. Obviously there's -- yeah -- Harvesting all of his organs doctors would send his liver to New York Presbyterian Hospital where -- highly improbable match was made his family says to -- movie. His former Little League Baseball -- He says Karen. Had a wife say thank you and I'm so -- back same time I just can't. And he broke up and it. That they it's just a miracle the transplant -- -- said -- Tuesday a gift of life. Losing him now -- seeing the good that he's doing he's carrying on and on and on. Through a living legacy. Reporting from Bergen field Tim Fleischer channel seven Eyewitness News.

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