Dad Overcome With Emotion After Hearing Late Son’s Heartbeat In Teddy Bear Gift From Organ Recipient

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If you don’t tear up to this one, you aren’t human. GMA shared a story earlier today about two parents being able to hear their late son’s heartbeat after an organ recipient sent a teddy bear gift with the recording to the family.

The video going viral shows the dad, John Reid of Virginia, listening to the gift and becoming overwhelmed with emotion.

Their 16-year-old son, Dakota, tragically died from head injuries suffered in a car accident – his organs were donated, with 69-year-old Bob O’Connor from Massachusetts receiving the heart.

Here’s the amazing gift Bob sent the family…

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