By Melanie Burney, Philadelphia Inquirer
After more than 30 years of meticulously tracking the number of students who heard his organ donor awareness message, Tom Gano knew exactly when he hit his milestone.
On Wednesday, after six presentations to sophomore classes at Cherry Hill High School West, he reached 300,240 students, surpassing the 300,000 goal he set after his son Curtis, 16, died from injuries sustained while riding his bike in 1987. To channel their grief, he and his wife, Vivian, became volunteer ambassadors for the Gift of Life to promote organ donor awareness.
Read more about Gano’s astounding achievement in the Philadelphia Inquirer.