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Ofinio and Eliticia Sanchez receive the Gift of Life Award

This week I had the honor of visiting with Ofinio and Eliticia Sanchez who live in the 15th District. They were in Olympia to receive the Gift of Life Award from Governor Gregoire and Life Center Northwest. The Sanchez’s lost one of their young children and chose to donate that child’s organs to those who may be in need. As a result, 22 people’s lives were saved. I hope we all would have the strength and courage to make the same decision as the Sanchez family should we suffer a similar tragedy. Continue reading