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Mrs. California Uses Her Title to Save Lives - She Now Heads to Mrs. America Competition
Date:8/5/2008

ieved otherwise.

Connor and his three siblings (aged 4, 12 and 16) all have a "vision" board in their respective rooms -- a cork board where they put up pictures representing the hopes and aspirations they focus on for the future. Connor filled his board with football images -- he even glued his face onto a player.

His mother couldn't bear to tell him that the dream could never come true. Now, she's glad she didn't.

That's because when the local newspaper picked up the story of Connor's possible need for a liver transplant and his dashed dream of ever playing football -- the folks on Folsom's Youth Football League took notice.

"Someone from the football league called and said 'Connor is what a Bulldog is -- someone who has team spirit and heart. We want him to be an honorary team member -- where he will practice, be in the team picture, have a jersey with his name on the back. And while he can't play in the games, he'll be there, in uniform -- a Bulldog.' I'm so glad I didn't stop him from putting his dream on his board and believing in it."

And now Tiffany has on her vision board -- a picture of her with a "Mrs. America" sash glued on it -- and right above that, a Donate Life logo.

She hopes her vision of a healthy son will become America's vision when she competes for Mrs. America.

"I can't imagine if you put a face to the cause, how you could not want to help. It's the right thing to do, it's so easy, it's so simple. It's about giving life -- to dreams."

* The person who wins Mrs. America will spend a year traveling across the US and abroad -- including a trip to the Mrs. World competition. She will also promote sponsors and participate in a variety of service projects.

** Donate Life California is a nonprofit, state-authorized organ and tissue donor registry, administered by California's four nonprofit, federally designated organ procurement organizations, each responsible for facilitating the donati
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