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Teen's Video on Near-Death Experiences Goes Viral After His Death

By amberdoty |

Ben Breedlove, 18, passed away on Christmas night after suffering a heart attack. The teen was diagnosed with Hypertrophic Cardio-myopathy, a dangerous heart condition he struggled with growing up that almost killed him on three separate occasions.

He talks about those events in a video he recorded one week before his death in which he says he had near-death experiences at the ages of four, fourteen, and less than a month ago. 

In the video, Ben uses a series of flash cards to relay what it was like growing up with a heart problem saying: “I was never allowed to play sports that my friends did. It kinda sucks that I missed out on that part of my life.” He also talks about seeing bright lights during his brushes with death and experiencing a feeling of peace so strong that he didn’t want to leave. He wrote: “I couldn’t take my eyes off it, and I couldn’t help but smile. I had no worries at all, like nothing else in the world mattered.”

Check out his video, recorded in two parts, from YouTube.

Part 1

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tmlTHfVaU9o[/youtube]

 

Part 2

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a4LSEXsvRAI&feature=player_embedded[/youtube]

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Amber Doty is a writer, scientist, wife, and mother to two boys. On Babble, Amber wrote for both Strollerderby and KidScoop about parenting news, pop culture, raising school-age children and general parenting tips. More of her work can be found on her website, The Daily Doty.

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0 thoughts on “Teen's Video on Near-Death Experiences Goes Viral After His Death

  1. Roxy says:

    wow… just wow.

  2. Sanriobaby =^.^= says:

    Just completley heartbreaking… my heart goes out to his family and friends….

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