The Gift of a Lifetime: Family Meets Survivors Saved by Son’s Organ Donation


Two men who spent years in failing health recently had a touching meeting with the family of the young man who saved their lives when he lost his own – 21-year-old David “Dudu” Cologne. Dudu passed away at Our Lady of the Lake on November 13, 2014 after being struck by a vehicle. His family […]

Video: One Family’s Tragedy Gives Life to Three Others

Chris Sommers and Jaime Sommers Hall

Last year, 25 silent heroes – Our Lady of the Lake organ donors – saved 65 lives through the gift of organ donation. Dennis Sommers was one of those 25 heroes, whose donation of his liver and kidneys after a tragic event, gave life to three men. His daughter, Jaime Sommers Hall wrote a letter […]