Father sings ‘Blackbird’ to dying son after wife dies in childbirth

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One day his infant son Lennon James Picco passed away, his father Chris Picco sang him The Beatles song “Blackbird.”

A video of the song being performed was posted to YouTube and is being shared around the world.

According to the post on YouTube, Chris’ wife Ashely passed away shortly after Lennon was delivered by emergency C-section at 24 weeks.

“During the pregnancy, Ashley would often feel Lennon moving to music so Chris asked if he could bring his guitar into the NICU and play for Lennon, which he did for several hours during the last days of Lennon’s precious life,” the post says.

When Lennon died he was sleeping in his daddy’s arms.

For more information please visit: http://www.piccomemorial.com

To donate to a Memorial Fund to help with medical bills and associated expenses, please visit: http://www.youcaring.com/memorial-fun…

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