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Mother hears son's heart beat again over a decade after his death

Posted at 11:58 AM, Sep 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-17 19:12:24-04

INDIANAPOLIS -- An Indianapolis woman was finally able to thank the Ohio family whose son's heart has beat in her chest for over a decade. 

Matthew Boylen died 11 years ago in a car accident in Ohio. His donated heart continues to beat in Indianapolis resident Lucy Boenitz.

On Saturday, Boenitz met Boylen's family for the first time. 

You can watch the emotional reunion in the video player above.