It was Amanda’s sister, Jessica, who first contacted Garrett on social media. Both families decided to meet and talk about the heart they now share.
Amanda’s dad said he keeps his connection to his daughter through Garrett. They’ve gone to sporting events, concerts, and a helicopter ride.
“We met that first day and this beautiful young man brought a stethoscope so that I could listen to his heart,” Amanda’s mom said.
Garrett’s mom took a picture showing Laurie, with her eyes closed, listening to Amanda’s heart through Garrett.
“You could just feel the love. The love of her child,” Susan said. “I could not have picked a better recipient than you.”Read More