Flag raising ceremony held for Donate Life Month

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WTVQ/Nathan Justice

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A flag raising ceremony and proclamation of Donate Life Month was held Monday at the Emergency Response building on Cisco Road.

Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates and members of the Emergency Response Department held the ceremony in honor of Nick Owens.  Owens was on the waiting list for a life-saving organ transplant, but died before an organ could be found for him.

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His brother, Kevin Owens, is a 911 call officer.