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The Hearts of a Girl: The Journey Through Congenital Heart Disease and Heart Transplant (Paperback)

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By Jessica Carmel, Ethan Austin (Foreword by), Desiree Vargas Wrigley (Foreword by)
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Description


The Hearts of a Girl recounts how Jessica Carmel fought for life at a mere four days old and kept fighting through three more heart repair surgeries, a heart transplant, and a kidney transplant. Carmel provides a unique patient view in this riveting memoir her struggles growing up with half of a heart, learning she was in need of a heart transplant and later a kidney transplant, the pain, both mental and physical, she endured while living with a rare disease, and her fight for life. Carmel realized at a very young age that she was different from other children, and though she has faced death several times, she has remained determined to live as normally as possible.

About the Author


Jessica Carmel, a pioneer of Congenital Heart Disease and transplant advocacy, knows about what she writes: As a child, she endured heart surgeries and heart and kidney transplants. In The Hearts of a Girl, Carmel shares her personal story of her fight for life. She has faced death several times, but her zest for a normal life keeps her driven and fighting to live. Now she s written an inspiring book that will touch the lives of many."

Product Details
ISBN: 9781630477554
ISBN-10: 1630477559
Publisher: Morgan James Publishing
Publication Date: June 7th, 2016
Pages: 250
Language: English