While on his bicycle Jesse Gamble was hit by a drunk driver, but through his death, the 19 year-old art student from Lexington, South Carolina, saved the lives of seven other people.

On February 2, exactly six and a half years later, Jesse’s mother got to hear her son’s heart beating when she held Henry Wyman Harris in a warm embrace.

Jesse made the decision to be an organ donor just a few years before his death. Now it helps his mother to cope with her grief, knowing that Harris and others are carrying on, thanks to her free-spirited and strong-willed son.

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(READ the story from WIS-TV)

Photos from family via WIS-TV / Story tip from Kelly Harrington

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