Samual has been active all of his life. The featured photo is Samuel running in the 2016 Bad Dog 5k.He started martial arts training at five years old with Tae Kwon Do. He
later moved onto Kung Fu and then Capoeira. Now he is back with Tae
He has enjoyed African drumming and swimming. He has been on the
swim team and later became a lifeguard and swim instructor. He also
He is currently a senior in high school and plans to attend college in the
fall. He plans to major in English and after undergrad, attend law
Samuel's transplant story begins in February of 2018. He had a cold that
didn't get better as it usually would have in the past. On the morning of
February 7, 2018, he awoke with signs of a stroke. We called 911 and
he was taken to Methodist North Hospital. There we were informed
that there was a blood clot on the right side of the brain which was
causing the stroke. He was not able to move the left side of his body.
They administered a drug to disso...