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Families to stress organ donation at UIHC event

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -

Two families, one of an organ donor and the other of a transplant recipient, will meet this afternoon at a University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics donate life event.

Garrett Brockway, 10, of Burlington, lost his life in February after a tree fell on him while working in the yard with his father.

Brockway was a multiple organ donor.

Mason Zenner, 4, received a heart transplant at the University of Iowa after a six-month wait.

The two families will share their stories as part of the national effort.

Stay tuned to kwwl.com and the KWWL news at 5 and 6 for more on this story.

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