Nearly a decade after receiving a new heart, man walks donor’s daughter down the aisle

Arthur Thomas, 72, walked Jeni Stepien down the aisle at her recent wedding nearly 10 years after Thomas received a donated heart from Stepien’s deceased father, the New York Times reports.

After Michael Stepien, Jeni’s father, was murdered in September 2006, his family donated his organs. Thomas, a father of four, received Stepien’s heart, which helped him recover from congestive heart failure.

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