Dying Mom's Video Farewell, Plea For Help Goes Viral

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Jennifer Johnson, a Florida mom who passed away this month at age 30, is sharing the heartbreaking story of her fatal heart condition even after she's gone.

Johnson recorded the four-minute video in October, using flashcards to tell the story of her condition and to express fear of leaving her young kids alone.

As she fought back the tears, she lamented being taken from her two "heartbeats," and expressed that she was "too young" to die, while appealing for donations.

Johnson was diagnosed with a rare form of heart disease, hypertrophic obstructive cardio myopathy, which hardens the heart and restricts blood flow.

She had a pacemaker put in, but months later, doctors realized that one of the wires had become loose and she needed open heart surgery to fix it.

Jennifer was inspired by a video posted by Ben Breedlove, 18, who died in 2011 from the same condition and made a similar flash card farewell.

"She was very inspired by his story and it touched her," said her husband, Robert.

"She had a very big heart. She was a fighter and ready to tackle this head-on."

She died December 17. She is survived by Robert Johnson, their daughter Mikayla, 3, and their 18-month-old son Malykai. Rest in peace, Jennifer.

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