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Father sings 'Blackbird' to dying newborn in tear jerking video that's gone viral

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Chris Picco kisses the feet of his newborn son, Lennon James who passed away shortly after this photo was taken. Chris Picco kisses the feet of his newborn son, Lennon James who passed away shortly after this photo was taken.
KHQ - This may be one of the most heartbreaking videos I have ever seen. New father and musician Chris Picco lost his wife Ashley and his newborn son just days apart after his wife Ashley unexpectedly passed away while just 24 weeks along. In this video, Picco sings the song 'Blackbird' by the Beatles to his newborn son, Lennon who would pass away only one day after this video was taken.

Lennon James was delivered through emergency c-section on November 8th weighing just over two pounds according to Picco's Facebook page.

Chris Picco wrote this message on his Facebook page the day he sang the song to his son:

"Ashley would often feel Lennon moving to music so I brought my guitar today and gave [Lennon] a little concert. Continue to pray for a miracle for my precious, perfect little guy!"

On November 11th, little Lennon took his last breath in his father's arms and Chris Picco posted the following message on Facebook:

'Dear friends, family, and supporters; it is with an unbelievably heavy heart that I write this. My little fighter, Lennon James Picco went to sleep in his daddy's arms late last night. He was surrounded by family, friends, and the best doctors, nurses and hospital staff in the world. He was dressed in an outfit that Ashley bought for him, with little guitars on it, and wrapped in a blanket made by a dear friend. I am so thankful for the four unforgettable days I got to spend with him. His mommy would have been so beyond joy to see him and to hold him, touch him, bathe him, sing to him - as I have had the privilege of doing. I have been so blessed and honored to love him before he was formed, to cherish him while mommy carried him, meet him face to precious face, and hold his perfect little body while we said "goodbye for now." There are no words, but I wanted to keep you updated, as your love and support has meant more than anything in the world. All you need is love.'
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