“It seems like we were being led down a path to plan for the worst and that things were not going to work out,” said (Sam’s father) John Schmid. “The miracle, to put it bluntly, was that in a matter of seven days, we went from organ donation to rehab. What a roller coaster it was.”
“Nobody could ever give me a better Christmas present than this — ever, ever, ever,” said his mother, Susan Regan.
- Charlotte police have released video of Keith Lamont Scott's shooting and photos of a gun they say he had loaded.
- Kim Kardashian said she is voting for Hillary Clinton after being quoted saying she was "on the fence."
- The first national museum dedicated exclusively to African American history and culture has officially opened in Washington, DC.