“I’m five years old and I have a scar on my chest because I’ve had three heart surgeries. I like riding my bike, playing Legos, and playing T-ball.”
Charlie has taken his responsibilities as his school’s Heart Ambassador very seriously and he has done a great job. He likes that he is raising money to help other children, and, most importantly, he has asked more about what makes him special.
“Since I had my surgery, I feel better than I used to. I have more energy.”
Jump Rope & Hoops For Heart are a fun thing to do. You get to help someone by doing something fun. The American Heart Association is a good thing that I have learned about, and it’s a good thing for heart patients to let people know about what they go through.
“When I walk into my pediatrician’s office they call me a miracle.”
My parents were told that I should have been very skinny and fatigued all the time but I was able to leave the NICU and go to a regular hospital room in three days, and I went home from there in two days.