Category: Transplantation

Heart donor’s mom and transplant recipient meet for first time

Published on July 14, 2019

A wonderful moment happened Friday at St. Thomas Hospital.

A mother, her daughters’ donated heart and the grateful woman who received that heart all came together.

The moment was 18 months in the making. Joni Layner received the heart of Nancy McLellan’s daughter, Tiffani.

“I am so honored to meet you, it’s such a pleasure to meet and know you’ve got my angels heart in you,” Layner said.

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