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A Father’s Touching Goodbye to His Infant Son (video)

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When Lennon Picco was born at 24 weeks, his father brought him the only gift he could….music

This simple but touching videos shows Californian father, Chris Picco, singing "Blackbird" to his son, Lennon James Picco, who was delivered at 24 weeks by emergency C-section when Chris' wife Ashley unexpectedly died in her sleep. Pico, a musician, remembered his wife telling him how she would feel Lennon moving to music in utero so Chris brought his guitar into the NICU and played during the last days of Lennon’s life. Lennon died in his father’s arms the day after this video was made.