Posted by: orissafloods | September 22, 2008

Parents donate Nikhil’s eyes

Minati Singha | TNN

Bhubaneswer: The rising waters of the Kuakhai river, which ravaged Orissa’s Rasulgarh, led to the death of Nikhil Nayak, a Plus-II student of Bhubaneswar’s Jaydev College. The fire brigade reached in 15 minutes but could find no trace of him. Five hours later, his body was found tangled in a bush, about half a kilometer downstream.

In the hour of their worst emotional crisis, Nikhil’s parents found a way of giving hope — to someone else. They decided to donate his eyes. “I want him to remain alive through somebody’s eyes. He will still see dreams,” Nikhil’s father said.


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  1. […] PS: In an implausibly inspirational act, the parents of a boy, who recently fell prey to the disaster, donated his eyes! […]


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