Spreading Hope…a hat at a time.

A beautiful and uplifting piece…. so powerful

Kindness Blog

On March 2, 2016, my 11-year-old brother was hit by a truck while crossing the street.

The trauma knocked him unconscious, and the damage to his brain quickly stopped his breathing. Paramedics gave him CPR and doctors helped him breathe, but it was clear that he wasn’t coming back.

Because of his condition, we asked about the possibility of donating part of him to help others. Its what he would have wanted, being the person that he was, and if you are the lucky child who gets his heart, you should know what you can expect.

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Eric’s heart was the biggest part of him. He loved more than normal people. He seemed to have an extra portion of vitality and capacity to love than most of us have.

Maybe he knew, somehow, that he wouldn’t have as much time as the rest of us, and he was determined to…

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