New Life

Thirteen years ago, as the commercial goes, I received a new lease on life thanks to my organ donor, his family, and a team of doctors and nurses. I hope everyone who reads this will agree to be an organ donor. I really do think that it won’t be long before science takes over and we will not need transplants, but until it does consider checking the box on your drivers license application or whatever it takes in your home state.

The fact I haven’t done more than I have with my new lease is not for lack of  gratitude. Every day, whether it’s a good day or bad day, I am reminded to value life, and the tremendous gift I’ve been given. A transplant may not show on the outside, except for a scar or two, but it makes a huge difference on the inside.

I read recently that an organ recipient doesn’t take on the DNA of the donor, but I know to a certainty that “George” is a special part of me,

About the author

Webb Hubbell is the former Associate Attorney General of The United States. His novels, When Men Betray, Ginger Snaps, A Game of Inches, The Eighteenth Green, and The East End are published by Beaufort Books and are available online or at your local bookstore. When Men Betray won one of the IndieFab awards for best novel in 2014. Ginger Snaps and The Eighteenth Green won the IPPY Awards Gold Medal for best suspense/thriller. His latest, “Light of Day” will be on the bookstands soon.


  1. We are all very thankful for this blessing and we hope for another 13 years as well.
    Life is good, Friend!

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