Mother From South Carolina Competes In Transplant Games Of America To Honor Son Who Donated

Kay Dorsey, a mother from Upstate, recently competed in a national singing competition in honor of her son BJ, who was killed in a motorcycle accident last year. BJ, an organ donor, saved the lives of four people. Kay competed in the Transplant Games of America in Alabama, where she finished second in a singing competition called Lyrics for Life. She found meeting others with similar stories to be rewarding and emphasized the importance of organ donation in keeping her son’s memory alive. Her trip was made possible by the organization We Are Sharing Hope SC.

A mother from Upstate is honoring her son’s memory in a unique way, participating in a national singing competition to commemorate his life. Kay Dorsey’s son, BJ, tragically lost his life at the age of 26 in a motorcycle accident in Boiling Springs last year. Despite the heartache, BJ’s legacy lives on as he was an organ donor, saving the lives of four individuals through his selfless act.

Kay Dorsey traveled to Birmingham, Alabama to compete in the Transplant Games of America, a special event that celebrates organ donors, recipients, and their families in an Olympic-style competition. Taking part in the Lyrics for Life singing competition, Kay found solace in connecting with others who shared similar stories of loss and hope. Witnessing the recipients thriving and embracing life thanks to organ donation has been a source of inspiration and comfort for her.

In an update, after finishing second in the competition, Kay emphasizes that the entire experience was about honoring her son’s memory and keeping his name alive. Her journey to the event was made possible by the organization We Are Sharing Hope SC, highlighting the importance and impact of organ and tissue donation in transforming and saving lives.


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