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PEORIA, Ill. (WEEK) — Five lives will be saved after one was taken in another violent stabbing last Thursday.
“She really wanted to go to hair school and do makeup. That’s what she always wanted to do. And get married, said Abbey.
Illinois woman will live on through organ donations
Her life is still going on with donating those organs, and I’m glad I made this decision, she said.
And in a few weeks, Charee’s mother will come face to face with total strangers who will instantly become much more. One of them is getting her daughter’s liver.
“I just wanna hug the person who has it because i know my baby still with me in some way, Abbey said.
But there’s another child whose life will be forever changed…Charee’s 3-year-old daughter, who also lost her father to violence last year.
“I’m going to make a memory book for her. One for her mom and one for her dad. I hope I can just answer everything for her, she said. “Sometimes i think….what if I start forgetting?”
But the family says they would never let that happen. While they keep Charee’s spirit alive, her mom asked to share a message
We got a lot of violence out here with our own black people. we can save each other first if we stop the violence, said Abbey. Second, if we can help each other out by donating organs, lungs, tissue, bones,