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A Heart of GOLD: At age 16, Greg Trautman made the decision to become an organ donor. At 21, he helped save the life of a man 'out his back door.'


By Cari Quam

When her children got their driver's licenses, Dorle Blackwell left it up to them to become organ donors.

Her son, Greg Trautman, decided to become one at 16.

"It's a selfless act," said Blackwell, who is also an organ donor. "You don't ever think you're going to use that."

But her son did nearly two years ago when at age 21 he was involved in a fatal car accident.

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