I want you to meet a hero of mine: my friend Jake Rogers. Jake has Cystic Fibrosis and it has taken it’s toll on him for years. For many people dealing with that sort of genetic disease would destroy them. However Jake has remained undaunted, his attitude positive, his nature humble, and through it all he has shown serious courage. He is an inspiration. Last week he finally got the call he had been waiting for and thank to a generous organ donor Jake was able to receive new lungs. The results have been amazing, and well…I’ll let Jake tell it in his own words (grab some tissue):

Next time you’re given the option please make the decision to be an organ donor. Click that link or find out what you need to do to register in your country or state. It’s a simple selfless act that can help give life to someone else.


  1. Breathe…., breathe in the air. Don’t be afraid to care.
    Really moving video.
    May he live long and prosper.
    Thanks for posting.

    Organ donation “should be” part of people’s awareness of life and what is going on around them in their communities. Why should so many people suffer when a simple OP could change their worlds.

    I will gladly give to save someone’s life.

    Thank the “instinctual energy” bound in our minds and life force (well most in most of us) for having the charity to help others. It should be an intrinsic part of our lives.

    Sadly others see it differently.

    Keep smiling Jake: you made me think about life in a different way today.

    You know what, Jake, I’m going to apply for a donor card today. Here in Germany its known as an “Organspendeausweis” organ donor card.

    Thanks mate and have an enjoyable life.


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