He saved lives as a firefighter. He'll continue to do so, as an organ donor. By Christina Maxouris and Gianluca Mezzofiore, CNNUpdated 1229 GMT (2029 HKT) March 4, 2019 Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds.Dozens saluted firefighter Cody Mooney while he was being escorted to donate organs after losing his fight against cancer. (CNN)First responders never hesitate to put their lives on the line to save ours. They run toward flames. They jump in the line of fire. They brave extreme weather. All to save lives.