Every year, 100,000 babies don't make it to their first birthday because of CHD.
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Hunter J. McArter | Heart Warrior of the Week

Hunter J. McArter is our #HeartWarrior of the Week! Hunter’s parents received the news that there was something very wrong with their son’s heart at their 20-week ultrasound. Turns out there are many things wrong with his heart, he was diagnosed with tricuspid atresia type 2, transposition of the great...
Jessica Elena Manning | Heart Warrior of the Week

Jessica Elena Manning | Heart Warrior of the Week

At just 23 years old, Jessica Manning has undergone more surgeries and procedures than most people do in their entire lifetime.  Her battle with CHD began back in 1993 when she was just three days old.  Her mom noticed that her lips would turn blue and she would struggle to...
Avelyn Marie Stahlman-Pickel | Heart Warrior of the Week

Avelyn Marie Stahlman-Pickel | Heart Warrior of the Week

Avelyn Marie Stahlman-Pickel is our Heart Warrior of the Week! Little Avelyn is the embodiment of a survivor. In fact, we’re pretty sure that if you were to look up the definition of “survivor” on Google, a photo of her would show the second you hit search. This remarkable little...
Lyndsay Donhoff | Heart Warrior of the Week

Lyndsay Donhoff | Heart Warrior of the Week

"In my book, the real CHD heroes are the fathers who’ve spent many sleepless nights by our bedsides, the mothers who light up the room with their smiles when we need it the most, the surgeons who let us take out our own stiches, the doctors who invented the phrase..."
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Lana Lux Vela | Heart Warrior of the Week

Our Heart Warrior of the Week is Lana Lux Vela!  Lana and her fraternal twin sister, Leia, were born on October 18th, 2016.  At six week old, Lana was diagnosed with ventricular septal defect and atrial septal defect at a routine check-up appointment.  Lana has not undergone any surgeries thus...