Morgan MacLean’s life changed forever while trying out for the Rocky River Magnificat High School girls’ basketball team her freshman year. “It was early in the morning, very early. We were running drills and working hard, so I figured the rapid heartbeat I felt was just normal,” Morgan recalled. “I told my parents the […]
Mary Beth Habunek has no memories of her father. Coronary artery disease took his life when he was just 37 years old – Mary Beth’s mother, Eileen, was still pregnant. With only photographs and other people’s memories of her dad, Mary Beth wanted to do all she could to make sure the same thing didn’t […]
Though the finding of Wolff–Parkinson–White syndrome (WPW) in our then 12-old-son, Chris, is not as huge and dangerous as many illnesses treated by Akron Children’s Hospital on a daily basis, the care and attention we received by every single person during Chris’ care was top-notch.
When you meet Katherine, you’ll be immediately drawn in by her vivacious personality, seemingly endless energy, and love for dance and performing. What you won’t notice are the 15 procedures she’s had on her heart, all before turning 12.