Mom Has Emotional Reunion With Son's Organ Transplant Recipient

The lungs of Trish Dillon's oldest son benefitted a man battling cystic fibrosis.
1:09 | 06/03/15

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With his generosity and drive Brett Manuel melted his mother's hearts. He had ice blue eyes that she would just drown in the 22 year old army Rangers arrived to tour in Afghanistan only to die after an accident in 2012. At fort Benin. What than anything we would have gone. A few hundred miles south Brent Snyder he imagined being induced all for your entire life. That's how pretty much choice was desperate for lung transplants not last year. It was just horrible Britt was born with cystic fibrosis a life threatening disorder that affects the locks all his life it's been a struggle. Until Brett tonight. And it's just changed everything Britain received threats lungs almost a two and a half years ago. It took them six months to reach out to friends family you know you think so and the first correspondence came through a letter. There were more letters phone calls and finally. To Houston there's a warmth that that comes becomes a roomy. Bright his mother traveled here this week to get to know Brett Stanley better. It has been comforting all around we see Brett and him and so today to families sit together bound by a gift was just general. Blessing. True blessing. And for Brent now 26 a responsibility. To live for the young man who saved his life but I am grateful.

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