041917 Wesley Bunnell | Staff
Life Choice and New England Donor Services held a flag raising ceremony at Bristol Hospital on Wednesday afternoonin honor of April as National Donate Life Month to encourage people to sign up as organ donors. Bristol Hospital's Ken Smith, left, from their pastoral services department asks those in attendance to bow their heads for a moment of silence. Shown holding photos of their daughter are Gail and Mark Newto whose daughter Ashley passed away at a young age. Through her organ donations of her heart, liver and kidneys Ashley helped save the lives of 3 others.