Published: February 16, 2020 10:26:15 pm
For Jordan Spahn, it was an emotional second. He was listening to the heartbeat of his son who had died in a tragic accident years in the past.
Matthew Spahn, from Brenham in Texas, was killed after a automobile crashed into him. Being an organ donor, Matthew’s organs had been donated to 5 different individuals in want. His coronary heart matched a 54-year-old Kristi Richard Russ, who underwent a transplant after she suffered a coronary heart assault, the DailyMail reported.
Following the operation, Matthew’s father, Jordan and his spouse Summer Mossbarger met Russ and was in a position to hear their son’s heartbeat once more inside the girl’s chest.
“Jordan Spahn and I got to have a very special meeting with a very special lady. I’m not sure how many know that Matthew Spahn was an organ donor and he was able to save 5 lives with 7 organs and countless others with skin and tissue.” Mossbarger, who shared the heartwarming interplay between the households wrote in a Facebook submit.
“Kristi Richard Russ was the recipient of Matthews’s heart and she is such a sweet, grateful woman that is truly so thankful for the gift of life Matthew gave. If you aren’t an organ donor I ask that you consider the gift of life,” she added.
“He’s probably out there running laps.”
— ABC News (@ABC) February 15, 2020
In a one-minute-long video clip, which went viral, an emotional Jordan could be seen urgent the stethoscope to his ears whereas Russ holds the opposite finish to her coronary heart. “You know, I heard his heart beating for ten days straight. On the monitor, just watching it,” Jordan says in the clip whereas referring to the time his son spent in the hospital earlier than he died.
Since being shared on-line, the submit has gone viral and flooded with netizens responding to the submit.
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