Bronson 'Duke' Nainoa De Rego - eye & organ donor

Bronson “Duke” Nainoa De Rego from the island of Hawai‘i became an organ donor after a senseless tragedy took his life.Duke or “Dukie” as he was called by family and friends, was the youngest of seven children. He enjoyed life to the fullest, was always happy and smiling, and loved helping others.

A freshman at Honoka‘a High School, he played junior varsity football and looked forward to trying out for the junior varsity baseball team. He is remembered as the true hero of his family. Duke’s gift of kidneys and liver saved the lives of three people, and his donated cornea gave sight to two others. 

In the midst of great personal tragedy, Duke’s parents were able to look beyond their sadness and bless other people with Duke’s gift of organ and eye donation.

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