Tuesday, April 08, 2008

Man With Donor Heart Of Suicide Victim, Takes His Own Life

A remarkable story, with a sad ending :
A man who received a heart transplant 12 years ago and later married the donor's widow died the same way the donor did, authorities said: of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Grateful for his new heart, Graham began writing letters to the donor's family to thank them. In January 1997, Graham met his donor's widow, Cheryl Cottle, then 28, in Charleston.

"I felt like I had known her for years," he said.

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