Denis suffered with heart disease for many years experiencing a heart attack in 2004, complete heart failure in 2003, an LVAD in 2015 and a heart transplant in 2017. He is now looking toward the future and celebrating the 10th anniversary of his new heart in 2027, his first grandchild’s graduation in 2028 and his 50th wedding anniversary in 2029!
Dennis, heart recipient
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