A Heart of Gold!

In 2017 my Great-Aunt went through what most people will never have to. Now in 2018 with her new heart she is able to tell her story. Even after one year and celebrating the "birthday" since the operation, my Great-Aunt...

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Tiki Finlayson and Dixie Bell

Dixie René Bell (65) speaks with her daughter Tiki Finlayson (50) about her son Kevin who was killed by a drunk driver. They remember his life, his warmth and his legacy as an organ donor.

David Milton & Lori Chapa

David shares his heart transplant story with the mother of his donor, Lorenzo. They talk about Lorenzo and how many of the things he loved David now has an affinity for too.

Greg Soumokil & Shane Bassett

Eight months ago Greg needed a heart transplant immediately or he was going to die. They didn't have one available for him and had to give him an artificial heart. One month ago, he got a permanent heart. His road...

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Miguel Solis and Corbett Smith

Friends Miguel Solis (33) and Corbett Smith (43) talk about how they met their wives, how Corbett became a journalist, and Miguel's child's heart transplant.

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Ebony Tolbert and Janna Divito

Ebony Tolbert (43) talks to her co-worker Janna Divito (44) about their work at Gift of Hope and how it has impacted their life and families.

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Theresa Conterio and Ray Gabel

Theresa Conterio (55) speaks with Ray Gabel (51), her daughter's heart recipient. She remembers her daughter Bree, her life and legacy, and how her family has bonded with Ray and his family since the transplant.

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Greg Soumokil & Shane Bassett

Greg shares with Shane, his physical therapist, the events that led up to him getting an artificial heart and what life is like for him as he waits for a donor heart. Greg is one of only 28 people living...