Sunday will mark a very special Father’s Day for one Long Island family. Jon De Rise is a New York City police officer who has given his son the gift of life, not once, but twice.
Ed Mooney, 52, said Dan Glover, 24, was just the sort of person who would donate his organs.
A young man is determined to use his second chance at life to help others through the agonizing wait for healthy organs.
“My mother’s death and my two little sisters’ deaths, I would rather get cancer over again,” said Dionis Guerrero Baez.
“He was diagnosed with a very rare disease neonatal hemochromatosis and speaking to the doctors, there’s been 30 cases in the last 20 yrs in the U.S.,” said father Hussain Gadit.
As North Carolina battles in the Prudential Center in Newark, hearts and minds will linger on Jason Ray, the former UNC mascot who gave the gift of life to four New Jersey residents.
A Connecticut man is running his first marathon next month. That might not sound unusual except for the fact that last fall he couldn’t walk across a room.
A Seaford mom decided to go on a campaign of diet and exercise in order to give her son a new kidney.