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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Heartrending video shows dad hearing his dead daughter’s heart beating inside 15-year-old boy after life-saving transplant



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An emotional video, which encourages families to registers as organ donors, has spread like wildfire online.

“It put us at peace knowing that Katelyn’s heart is still beating even though it’s not in her,” says 14-year-old Katelyn’s father, Shawn Zimmerman, in a video for Fox8 news channel.

It was shortly after Shawn used a stethoscope to listen to his daughter’s heart which is now in the body of 15-year-old Albert Jefferies IV of North Carolina in the US.

Katelyn was killed when a drunk driver knocked her over while she was on a bike and Albert’s heart was failing due to cardiomyopathy, it caused his heart to struggle to pump blood. Continue reading
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