Ellen And Boy With Half A Heart Become Fast Friends, But Three Years Later Something Amazing Happened!

Ellen with Tayt

Tayt is an Ellen Show veteran if there ever was one. In fact, over the past 3 years, he and Ellen have come to call each other their only girlfriend and boyfriend. The reason he’s appeared so much on the show is not so lighthearted.


Tayt was born with half a heart. His life was a constant in-and-out from the hospital to home. He suffered from heart attacks and many other ailments due to his disability. But in 2013, Ellen heard about Tayt’s story and took him under her wing. Her first act of kindness was to make him her honorary guest to the premiere of Finding Dory in 2016.

But, because that date was so far in future, she also gave Tayt and his mother a check for $10,000 to keep him strong while they waited. By November of 2015, Tayt and his mother have been back two other times!

In between visits, Tayt was moving closer and closer to the top of the donor list, and when they finally got the call, he and his mother were at the hospital within five hours! And Ellen was right there to support him during his six hour surgery, urging people to send prayers his way.

And Tayt came out healthy and stable; what a miracle! When he came back on the show after his recuperation, the third visit, he and Ellen’s care for each other shined through in the most touching way!

Share Tayt’s incredible story, his strength and courage are an inspiration!


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