Emotional moment heart transplant patient wept as he danced with his organ donor's sister on her wedding day 14 years after life-saving surgery
John Carter died aged 33 four weeks after discovering he had a brain tumour His heart was transplanted to Scott, 15, who would have died without a new one Scott Rutherford wept as he danced with John's sister on her wedding day A heart transplant patient was filmed weeping as he shared a special moment with the the sister of his donor on her wedding day as she danced with him in memory of her 33-year-old brother.
A BRIDE'S big day felt complete when the man who received her lost brother's heart in a transplant arrived as a guest. Julie Teasdale later danced and embraced Scott Rutherford, 28, as they remembered her brother, John Carter, who died of a brain tumour in 2008.
Scott Rutherford was 15 when he received the heart from John Carter who died of a tumour, and 14 years later shared a 'special moment' with his donor's family on the dance floor Heart transplant patient Scott Rutherford wept as he was given the honour of dancing with his organ donor’s sister at her wedding 14 years after the life-saving surgery.
A man has had the "honour" of dancing with his heart donor's sister 14 years after having life-saving surgery. Scott Rutherford, from North Shields, first met his donor's family by chance at a service for heart recipients in 2014. Since then, the 28-year-old and John Carter's family have remained close, something that can be seen in a video of them dancing together at John's sister's wedding.