Healing Hearts of Central Ohio
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| We Inspire, Support and Educate Heart Patients and Caregivers


Jim Kelly: "I joined Mended Hearts To Learn About Heart Disease"  (Read Jim's Story)


Reggie Roundtree: "7 1/2 years post LVAD and feeling blessed"  (Read Reggie's Story)

Randy Smith:  "Enjoying Life To The Fullest."  (Read Randy's Story)

Kenny Knox: "My journey with heart disease has been a blessing"  (Read Kenny's Story)

John Cole: "My heart success story starts at birth"  (Read John's Story)

Rebekah Hambor is fully living life as a heart & double lung transplant recipient  (Read Rebekah's Story)

Courtney Williams was four years old when she had her first heart procedure  (Read Courtney's Story).

Genetic research saved Ben Weisbuch's life  (Read Ben's Story)


 Melissa Justice May Have a "Miracle of a Heart Story" (Read Melissa's Story).

Mark Hennessy "Giving Back for My Gift" (Read Mark's Story)


Carl Smerdel "I've Been Given Back My Vitality"  (Read Carl's Story)


Jeff Davidson "I've been inspired by members of Mended Hearts" (Read Jeff's Story)



Rosalie Ungar's 35 year struggle with Atrial Fib (Read Rosalie's Story)

John Afek:  A heart transplant success story  (Read John's Story)

John in 2016 Transplant Games of America in Cleveland 6/11-6/15/2016 competing in swimming, basketball and track & field.

Francisco Paco Morera:  "I've been blessed with a treatable disease"  (Read Paco's Story)

Carmela Powers: "My husband saved my life" (Read Carmela's Story)

Jamie Lanier: "I've been blessed with incredible doctors at Nationwide Children's Hospital" (Read Jamie's Story)

Christopher Clark: "My life is not over yet, it has only just begun"  (Read Chris's Story) 

Mallory McDevitt "I'm fully living my life as a congenital heart defect survivor"  "Read Mallory's Story)



Phil Bowen's 1st open-heart surgery was at age 25
(Read Phil's Story)

Tahira Farooqui: "support of family and friends has inspired me...."  (Read Tahira's Story)

Anthony Hines: "I've been blessed with a donor heart from someone I've never met" (Read Anthony's Story)

Drew McCartt: "I'm active and alive due to great physicians and AHA funded research" (Read Drew's Story)

For Christine Ballengee Morris, Taking Charge Was About Patience, Relying on Friends, and Finding a Whole New Meaning of a Beautiful Day.  (Read Christine's Story)

For Joseph Atria, Giving Back Is Important (Read Joseph's Story)

Staci James Is Surpassing Childhood Expectations.  (Read Staci's story)