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Parents Each Give Up a Lung to Save Son's Life

BY RELEVANT CURRENT / GLOBAL September 13, 2012

Twelve-year-old Marius was attached to a ventilator, waiting in vain for a match to come through for his desperately needed lung transplant. But in Germany, where organ donors are low, his odds were slim. When it was discovered that both his mother and father were a perfect match, they each donated one of their lungs to Marius, who is now recovering. “It was immediately clear,” his mother told reporters …

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