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Source: Facebook/Savannah Roesch

Heart Transplant Recipient Runs Into Donor's Family at a Baseball Game By Chance


Rarely do you think that the day you attend a baseball game will change your life forever. But that's exactly what happened for the siblings of organ donor Donovan Bulger. 

Twenty-one-year-old Donovan died in 2016 after a tragic accident. Per Donovan's wishes, several of his organs were donated to people in need, saving multiple lives. His siblings attended a St. Louis Cardinals game this past weekend at Busch Stadium on Transplant Awareness Day to honor their brother's life and raise awareness about organ donation. 

That would have been a fulfilling enough day for the Bulger siblings, but then something remarkable occurred. Donovan's sister, Savannah Roesch, told CNN, "We were all standing there representing our brother when we heard someone ask, 'Are you Donovan's family?'"

In a Facebook post, Savannah writes that she didn't think much of it. Maybe these strangers were people who knew Donovan, either from work or from school. She never expected what they would say next.

Source: Facebook/Savannah Roesch