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LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) - The Donate Life license plate program started just over a year ago. When you buy one of the special plates, money goes to organ donation efforts.
"It's terrifying. You don't know if you have tomorrow and you don't know how long you have, so you're just waiting day by day for your miracle," said Katy Mather, an organ donor recipient.
A miracle for Katy that came just three months after joining the organ donors list for a new heart. "It is one of the days that sticks out in my memory more than any other day," she remembers.
Katy was diagnosed with a heart condition at just 7-years-old and received her first heart transplant at 9-years-old. By age 21, she was back on the list waiting for another heart. That donor was Representive Kevin Daley's son.
"Our son was killed in a farm accident in our family farm in 2011. Last day in February or January in 2011, so we made the decision to donate his organs for Gift of Life, and so it's important for us to promote that program," said Rep. Daley.
The program is the "Donate Life" license plate program started one year ago, since having sold over 2,000. The license plate says be an organ, eye or tissue donor. It cost $35 dollars and 10 of that goes back to the Gift of Life fund.
"The Daley's choice to participate in the organ donation, it gave me my future so I will forever be grateful to them," said Katy.
The license plate program hopes to bring more awareness to organ donation and help people just like Katy.
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