In 1994, the Green family of California was
attacked by robbers while on vacation in Italy. Seven-year-old Nicholas was shot and killed. His parents, Reg and Maggie, made a decision that surprised many around the world — they donated his organs to seven Italian patients waiting for transplants. Reg and Maggie Green tell their family’s story, and talk about their ongoing efforts to raise awareness of organ donation. Reg Green’s book is called “The Nicholas Effect” (O’Reilly)

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