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Young AZ Cictim Organs Donated

Young AZ Cictim Organs Donated - The father of the youngest victim of the Arizona massacre says some of her organs have been donated to a girl in the Boston area.

John Green said he had received a phone call from medical authorities about the transplants, but did not know any other details.

He told the Boston Globe that the call "really lifted" his spirits, adding that he and his wife are proud parents once again of their daughter, "who has done another amazing thing".

Nine-year-old Christina Taylor Green had just been elected to her Tucson school's student council, which is why she went to see Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was critically wounded in the attack that left six dead.

Barack Obama spoke movingly about Christina during a memorial gathering in Tucson last week. "In Christina we see all of our children. So curious, so trusting, so energetic and full of magic," he said. "Christina was given to us on September 11th, 2001, one of 50 babies born that day to be pictured in a book called Faces of Hope. On either side of her photo in that book were simple wishes for a child's life. 'I hope you help those in need,' read one. 'I hope you know all of the words to the national anthem and sing it with your hand over your heart. I hope you jump in rain puddles.' If there are rain puddles in heaven, Christina is jumping in them today."

Young AZ Cictim Organs Donated

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