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Ten years ago, UNC mascot Jason Ray entered our lives in an unexpected and tragic way


It's been 10 years since Jason Ray was hit by a car in Fort Lee, New Jersey. Ten years since Charlotte and Emmitt followed Jason's wishes and allowed him to become an organ donor. They're doing better today than they thought they would. Still, it isn't easy. How do you process the fact that the world praises a selfless decision your son made, but for that to have happened your son had to die? (ESPN.com)

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