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12-Week-Old Receives Best Valentine's Day Gift Ever

12-Week-Old Receives Best Valentine's Day Gift Ever


12-Week-Old Receives Best Valentine's Day Gift Ever

The Xenarios-Chialtas family of Ontario, Canada has something amazing to celebrate this Valentine's Day. Their 12-week-old son, George, has come through a miraculous heart transplant.

George was born via emergency C-section with cardiomyopathy, a severely weakened heart. It meant he was not able to go home with his family unless he was able to receive a new heart. Another family's heartbreak made an infant heart available, and the surgery was successful. George now has every hope of a long, healthy life. 

George's mother, Helen Chialtas, says that in the midst of her gratitude, "I just kept thinking about [the organ donor infant's mother] and what pain she was going through now that her baby has passed. She was strong enough that she wanted to give other children life and she donated these organs."

Read more at thestar.com


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