The heart, lungs, liver and kidneys of an 8-year-old were transplanted into four Jewish children. The boy's father said: "It’s as if he’s still living."
A week ago, eight-year-old Anwar Abu-Arar from the Israeli-Arab town of Kalansua, east of Netanya, was hit by a car on a busy street near his home. Though doctors labored to save his life, a two-doctor committee determined after several days that Anwar had suffered respiratory brain death. His father was asked if would agree to donate Anwar’s organs, and he immediately agreed.