Blog posts from August, 2016

Bride asks man with father’s heart to walk her down the aisle on her wedding day

“Jeni wrote me a letter, and she said ‘Tom, I’m the daughter of the man whose heart’s inside you, and I’m going to get married on August 6th. One further thing, if you’re willing – would you walk me down the aisle?'” said heart transplant recipient Arthur Thomas.

Thomas got the OK from his daughter, and the rest is history.

“First person I’ll ever be walking down the aisle,” Thomas said.

Jeni said it was just like having her dad there on her wedding day.

“And just better because we get to share this story with other people and, you know, other people see that organ donors do matter,” she said.

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