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Stories of hope

Sydney, organ donor

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8-year-old Sydney Elizabeth received her angel wings on June 21, 2017. She died from complications involving E.coli. A 3-year-old received Sydney’s heart, and Sydney will always be in her parents’ hearts. “She was vibrant, caring and a true leader. Sydney never settled for anything less than her best in school. Sydney was our valedictorian-to-be and now she will be our straight-A student forever. Sydney enjoyed spending time at the lake with her family and swimming like a mermaid. She will be forever young. Forever rainbows. Forever unicorns.”

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