Lennon’s Story and why I raise awareness for organ donation
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Lennon’s Story and why I raise awareness for organ donation

It’s April and that means it’s Organ Donation Awareness Month. One month to talk about donating organs, tissues or eyes to save lives. I have always been an organ donor but not really considering the impact I could have on giving life to someone else. One person has the potential to save 8 other lives and help an additional 50 people. So who is Lennon and why does this all matter? Lennon is my youngest son (now a whopping 13 years of age) but we didn’t always know he would get this far. Lennon was born in 2003 and lived with an undiagnosed rare genetic disorder for 4 years. And one might wonder how this was undiagnosed for so long, and the simple and yet…

Let me tell you a story…

Let me tell you a story…

…of a boy who once upon of time didn’t know how to play.  He just didn’t have the imagination or ability to use his imagination. This little boy required everyone else to engage and entertain him to give him the ability to play. His mother was sad because she wanted nothing more than for her little boy to play and learn what it means to have an imagination. His rare genetic disorder made it difficult for him at times to have a coherent thought let alone know how to use toys and engage him in the wonderful world of play. Then this boy required a liver transplant so he could live and maybe have a chance to play as little boys play. No one knew…