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February 1, 2016 7:06 PM EST

Heather Clark got a special gift on Friday: The grieving mother was able to listen to her late son’s heart beating inside the little girl who received the organ after his death.

“The sound was so strong,” Clark told People. “I could feel him there with me. He is continuing on through her, no doubt.”

Clark’s son, Lukas, was only seven months old when he died in 2013 from complications of alleged abuse at the hands of someone outside the family, People reports. The girl he saved, Jordan Drake, is now four years old. “Lukas has given Jordan this chance at life,” Clark said, “and I know he is looking down, wishing her the best and telling her to live her life to the fullest.”

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