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One Heart: Lorissa

One Heart: Lorissa

We are kicking off our One Heart Campaign with an amazing Heart Hero – Lorissa!  Lorissa is 19 and from Kearney, Nebraska. She has a heart defect known as Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, which means that Lorissa’s heart muscle became abnormally thick, restricting blood flow through her heart. Lorissa is a transplant recipient and received her new heart […]

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Proclaim the Nation for CHD Awareness

Destany Jones, mother of three, including her four-year-old Heart Hero, Madison, has started a petition for a national proclamation officially declaring February 7-14 as Congenital Heart Defects Awareness Week. The petition is making progress, currently standing at about 8,900 signatures, but it’s not enough. More than 90,000 signatures are still needed in order to receive […]

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