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8-Year-Old Boy's Noble Legacy: Donates Organs, Saving Lives Even after Death
Published : Sep 12, 2023, 1:21 pm IST
Updated : Sep 12, 2023, 1:21 pm IST
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Tragic Road Accident Results in Young Om Becoming a Lifesaving Organ Donor

KAITHAL: In a heartbreaking incident, 8-year-old Om tragically lost his life in a road accident, but his untimely demise has taken on a poignant and life-affirming dimension. Despite the devastating circumstances, Om's family made the selfless decision to donate his organs, ultimately granting a second chance at life to six individuals.

The tragic incident occurred on September 1 when young Om was involved in a severe road accident. While walking along the road, he was struck by a private ambulance, and shockingly, the collision was followed by a harrowing 25-kilometer drag by the driver. The Impact of the accident left Om with critical head injuries, prompting his immediate referral to PGI Chandigarh for specialized medical care. For ten days, Om valiantly battled the precarious balance between life and death at PGI, but, sadly, he succumbed to his injuries on a fateful Sunday.

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Notably, In an extraordinary display of compassion and generosity, Om's family chose to donate his organs, embodying their unwavering commitment to saving lives even amidst profound grief.

The medical community hailed this altruistic decision, paying heartfelt tribute to the young donor. Om, the younger of two siblings and a fourth-grade student, hailed from a humble background, where his father, Charan Singh, works as a laborer to support the family.

Expressing his heartfelt sentiments, Charan Singh revealed that, despite his son's tragic passing, he harbored a profound desire for Om's legacy to persist, ensuring that his son's heart would continue to beat and that he could make a difference in the world even beyond his own lifetime. 

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ROZANA SPOKESMAN , AMANAT THAPER

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