Analysis Ryan's Hope

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Title: Ryan’s Hope
“Every cloud has a silver lining, hope is always there for us”
Author: Nancy Lee Doige

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Frances Agasino Mrs. Suavengco
Andrea Cayamanda
Eon Cabiles


Ryan Doige -He was a happy, active 10-year-old boy who had a full life; baseball, tae-kwon-do and scouts. A few weeks before he passed away his parents Nancy Lee Doige and her husband Dale had an important conversation with their son; two weeks later, a parents’ worst nightmare, they found themselves at the hospital donating their son Ryan’s organs. He’s only 10 years old when his gift of life transformed other less fortunate people. Ten years old and he wanted to spread the word of organ awareness. He thought it was an amazing idea that people who were seriously sick could be saved after someone had passed away. At his young age he understood the important of life. He idolized Albert Einstein. He said that wants to be like God.

Nancy Lee Doige (Mother)
- She is a good mother that helps her child set out on their own path. Allowing the child to follow that path, regardless of the mother’s desires. Yet at the same time being there for the child to fall back on when that path seems too hard to follow. Although nothing could take away the pain she even took comfort and peace in knowing that Ryan, his son, had done something most of us will never do. She’s a strong woman that can handle all the pain and trying to start a new chapter of her life without her son.

Dale Doige (Father) -He didn’t want to show his grief in front of her wife for fear making it worse to her. What is important to him is being the shoulder to cry on of his family. He support and respect the decision of his son even though it is against his will of signing the donor…...

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