08/22/15 9:50pm

Kaitlyn Doorhy memorial

While Karen L. Paulick and Kaitlyn Doorhy never met, the two women share something in common.

About 18 years ago, Ms. Paulick was the recipient of a liver transplant. Without it, the Cutchogue resident said she would have died and would never have seen her son grow up.

At age 16, Ms. Doorhy decided she wanted to become an organ donor because she believed it was important. READ