Leaving to Live Part 4: Organ recipient dedicates life to creating donor awareness

The advocacy work from a young organ transplant survivor from Rockland County led to the creation of a law in New York.

News 12 Staff

Jun 25, 2020, 5:10 PM

Updated 1,430 days ago

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The advocacy work from a young organ transplant survivor from Rockland County led to the creation of a law in New York. Lauren Shields received lifesaving heart surgery at the age of 9. With it came a new purpose: repaying her good fortune by taking on the role of lobbyist. 


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