NWA EDITORIAL | People don’t like to think about donating their organs, but it’s a choice that delivers life

Organ donation shouldn’t be shrugged off

Tammy Sisemore of Farmington speaks Tuesday while next to a photograph of her son, Charles ‘Robbie’ Sisemore, who died at 16 from injuries sustained in a car accident in 2002. Sisemore donated her son’s organs and serves as chair of the Arkansas Donor Family Council. Sisemore s also a member of the ARORA Board of Directors. Visit nwaonline.com/photo for today's photo gallery. (NWA Democrat-Gazette/J.T. Wampler)

It's been a few days since we read the Sunday, Nov. 5, story by our esteemed colleague Laurinda Joenks, but it's hard to forget a circumstance in which compassion and generosity turns heartbreak turns into hope.