Mom has emotional meeting with the recepient of her son's heart

Siouxland Matters | Drew Hawkey

OMAHA, Neb. April is National Donate Life Month, a time where Americans are encouraged to register as an organ donor, and to celebrate those that have saved lives through the gift of donation.

Hundreds of thousands of lives have been saved through organ donation. According to the White House, the United States exceeded 30,000 annual organ transplants for the first time last year.

While donor and recipient may never meet, it can be an emotional experience for both parties.

But that's what happened in Omaha last week, when a mother who lost her teenaged son, met the man who received his heart. Continue reading

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