Ill. woman gets heart from fallen Minn. soldier

Categories: Health Care
If there can be any good that comes out of the tragedy of military deaths, this has to be it.

Minnesota Army Ranger Benjamin Kopp, 21, died last month while serving in Afghanistan, but the soldier's heart is giving one woman another shot at life.

His organs were donated and a 57-year-old woman in the Chicago suburbs received his heart.

Kopp did two tours in Iraq and one in Afghanistan as a member of the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment based in Fort Benning, Ga. His burial is schedule for Friday at Arlington National Cemetery.

Watch the Chicago news report for the full story:

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