On July 7, 2015, seven-year-old Melody Travaglio suffered an unexplained asphyxic asthma attack.

 

Melody's mum, Amber, who is a nurse married to a police officer, called an ambulance and began CPR.

 

Sadly, despite the best efforts of a team of doctors and nurses at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, little Melody passed away. 

 

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Amber decided to donate her daughter's organs, because she felt that Melody still had much to give the world, despite her untimely passing. 

 

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Peyton Richardson was a completely lovely, healthy child, until a cold virus attacked her heart.

 

She was celebrating her fourth birthday from a hospital bed the day Melody died, and the transplant process was set in motion. 

 

The two mothers greeted each other with open arms, in what was a very emotional moment for them. 

 

 

Next, Amber got to meet little Peyton, and hear her daughter's heart beating in this little girl's chest. 

 

A surreal experience for the grieving mum, she said, “I mean, I grew that heart inside of me.”

 

“I always say two beautiful girls, one beating heart,” said Amber. 

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