- AJ Perez was one of the promising actors who died at a young age and his family chose to donate his cornea to someone who needed it
- In the "Bawal Judgmental" segment of "Eat Bulaga," their contestants were those who either donated an organ or who received an organ
- They were surprised when they found out that one of the contestants was the recipient of the cornea of AJ
- The operation was done in 2011, when the contestant was only eight years old and now, nine years after, he still has his eyesight, thanks to AJ and his family
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In one of the "Bawal Judgmental" segments of "Eat Bulaga," their contestants were those who were recipients of organ donations or who donated an organ.
Much to the surprise of many, one of the contestants, John Daniel delos Santos, was the recipient of the cornea of AJ Perez, a promising young actor who died in a car accident in 2011.
It was in the same year that Daniel received the cornea of AJ. He was eight years old back then, and now he is already 17 and still very much thankful to AJ and his family.
The doctor, who was a guest of the segment, explained that a cornea transplant must be done within 24 hours from the time that a person has died.
This can only be taken from a dead body and could not be taken from a live person.
Daniel expressed his heartfelt thanks to the family of AJ.
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The sibling of AJ Perez became emotional when the 9th death anniversary of his brother was commemorated. AJ's brother, Angello, paid tribute to him in a post. He said that AJ was really good at brightening his day whenever he feels bad.
AJ is one of the actors who died at a very young age. He died in an accident in Tarlac. He was there for a show.
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