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No parent plans on dealing with the death of a child, but that's just what Mike Metelak of Detroit Lakes had to do when his son, Lee, was killed in a car accident July 24, 2003. Metelak finds comfort in the fact that Lee was an organ and tissue donor and went on to save 18 other lives.


Not only does it help with the grieving process, Metelak said, he's also proud of his son for his decision to mark his driver's license as an organ donor.

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