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Beaumont-area organ donors remembered
BEAUMONT - A wall of honor recognizing organ donors has more than 20 Beaumont-area donors added to its list Friday at Christus Hospital St. Elizabeth.
The event was held at the Phelan Mansion and was also hosted by the state's organ donor registry -- Donate Life Texas.
Photographs of organ donors from the past three years are among the hospital's wall of heroes in honor of their final life-saving gifts.
Organ donor Aaron Leffage died in july 2012, and six of his organs were recovered and helped to save the lives of several people in North Texas.
His father spoke about what it meant for the family to be a part of the donor program.