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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Family of Girl Killed by Drunk Driver Hears Her Heart Beat in the Young Boy She Saved: 'I Can Feel Her Love'



PEOPLE | Stephanie Petit

The family of a 14-year-old girl who was killed by a drunk driver found peace when they heard her heart beating inside a young boy.

In March, Katelyn Zimmerman and her brother Dylan, 13, died after being hit by a car while riding their bicycles near their home of Inverness, Florida. But Katelyn told her grandmother the very day of the accident that she wanted to be an organ donor.

"That was the last thing she said to me, and I want to see her wish come true," Charlene Sweigart told Today".

Sweigart shared Katelyn's wish with the girl's dad, Shawn Zimmerman, and he agreed to donate her organs.

Soon after, the story of a young man from North Carolina whose life was saved by a heart transplant made the news. Sweigart immediately knew this was no coincidence. Continue reading
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