Mary Lynn was there in a heartbeat and could have saved her…

But she could neither afford nor operate the device that would have spared her younger daughter’s life. A family day in the sunshine, swimming in the river, simply ended everything.

Yet her story was also a beginning. A team of doctors and engineers invited Mary Lynn to talk to them. Speaking softly but with determination, she convinced the team and an entire company to develop an inexpensive portable defibrillator that anyone can use.

Because Mary Lynn was able to inspire others, countless children have grown to adulthood, keeping the memory of her daughter alive.

A story, a message, a life still travel from heart to heart, one beat at a time…

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