Category: Family and Caregivers

Family listens to deceased son’s heart 11 years after transplant

After years of letters and Facebook messages, the two women exchanged emotional hugs, and then Boenitz offered Boylen the chance to listen to her deceased son’s heart beating inside of her chest.

“Do you want to hear his heart,” she said. “It’s probably going a million miles an hour.”

Boylen listened first, followed by Matthew’s 12-year-old daughter, his two sisters, his longtime girlfriend and his nieces and nephews, IndyStar.com reported.

“He would have wanted his heart to go to someone who loved their family, who made a difference in the world,” Jamie Harriman, Matthew’s sister, told IndyStar.com. “That’s why we’ve been able to come to terms. We’re all organ donors now.

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Golf Outing and Dinner on September 16th

Published on July 14, 2016

Long Island TRIO is pleased to publicize this event dedicated to the Memory and Spirit of our friend and LI TRIO member Russell K. Housman.

Hearts for Russ Housman

Third Annual Golf Outing & Dinner

Bethpage State Park, Red Course

Friday, September 16, 2016

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