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-- happening now a remarkable story of courage to share with you today imagined it's feeling run down for a few weeks.
You get it checked out and -- you learn need a heart -- Now imagine.
Your twelve years old.
When this happened this is actually what happened in real life to -- king only a few weeks ago she learned she needs a new heart.
She can no longer attend a full day of school she can't play all the competitive sport that -- to -- But -- what she can do that really caught our attention.
And it now do you think her new web site humor -- the heart dot org.
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We apparently will not underestimate you at all and and it king in -- moon and join us now getting it standing innovative and friend and I.
And I support your work in your great parity -- that Don you know most people would not handled that news and such -- manner.
You know where did this front this idea.
Not a very accusation.
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That we real me guess we're looking at I like it up on you -- -- good eaten out that mean always hour and Ali and then.
And we can't -- that had been.
Look at it positively -- we were talking a little bit about.
Finding out this news is how how did you first learn -- and it's heart condition.
Can't look like he's that she just was not -- -- on for several weeks and she just -- had flu like symptoms and after a couple of trips to the pediatrician thought that.
She developed pneumonia and it was pneumonia that led to a chest X ray.
And chest X -- that led to a follow up with a cardiologist.
Because her heart looked a little bit swollen.
And and she went -- and had a down worked up from the pediatric cardiology department and we discovered that she had this to really horrible disease and found the elite -- -- on my apathy.
Sell it kinda came out of out of nowhere.
Rain and and a what did you think when you heard that -- us.
-- -- you know I haven't got it into situations staying back.
If you're hanging and I think that I haven't hit batter of the -- -- -- and they can handle need that but I guess and became aren't -- -- Guess if I didn't and a look at it.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Well and it certainly -- -- a lot of optimism I mean you can't look at your radio than not mile.
And not root for you and -- and we know that you like to play a lot of competitive sport and Ali bawling like to Brian -- -- soccer.
And the doctors tell you -- right now.
Navy can't play some of -- sports but you can't play golf.
And I understand that there is.
A particular golfer that you're you're inspired by that you've learned about -- a little bit about that.
Now while I haven't -- now as you know a lot of opt out of that that -- that can play golf.
A lot of people mentioned he left and hanging -- content.
He's a professional golf -- and he hadn't been speculation I haven't when he that -- -- -- -- -- I asked in a heart problem on and heat about ball and it ain't ready inspires me now Vietnam in light.
And that always -- that I -- how well.
We heard that you were inspired by Eric and we arranged a little surprised screening and a -- -- they'd like to talk to Eric so Eric is actually.
Here with that.
And he's -- listening -- entire story Eric welcome to the program Eric is right here is that the pilot pat on everything I mean Eric is hurting and it story there's the way up.
What do you think -- and -- All very nice to meet you.
So Eric and -- -- they can't.
And it told at this day and give -- -- great description by the way of what at what happened to you Americans aged twelve you also learned.
That you needed a heart transplant -- helped a little bit about your journey.
Well it's very similar -- and this story obviously.
You know I had a virus that he had caught with -- -- -- -- the end it's something that that we -- my -- and attacked my heart and you know I needed a heart transplant.
You know my heart goes out today -- stories like this.
All over the country.
You know -- I've I've been very blessed and lucky to have a second chance at life.
And two play the tour and and to have.
Family and be married and have a daughter and and you know I I think and you know she she has such a fighting positive.
-- just from listening heard it listen to her talk and how -- -- she is for her age in.
And I know that she's gonna she's gonna get second chance -- life that I did and you know when I'm out here in the tour and playing every week you -- I'm trying to educate and talk to people about becoming an organ donor and and signing up to be an organ -- -- donate life dot net.
Also -- the -- your driver's license I think in.
And getting the chance I mean here's here's a remarkable story of a young girl who is so positive and what.
And that -- questions for Eric -- yeah I've got pertaining to chat with them a little bit.
Why not -- play anything but I'm looking in I mean how -- -- -- against -- to get out -- -- pick up thing.
Well I you know I mean you have such -- -- -- here like I said I think you know obviously got to take it take it every day by day.
It is a little bit of a long process and you -- the you know you could be -- -- get a donor very soon or it might take awhile but.
I'm just keeping that great spirit and and and take it one day at a time after -- transplant and and I look forward to hearing from you when you get your transplant and that you can come out maybe next year.
Or the year after when you do get your -- figure out and you can come visit me in watch me play golf that you have to arrange that.
That's how they pretty -- pretty good idea and -- you maybe can give Eric singing lessons at that time because -- -- air's pretty good in golf but I'm not sure that he can thing.
As dead and and a sorry Eric every it's if it's probably the truth -- -- The and and Eric we know that you -- have a lot of talk about that we're gonna leave it here.
The guys can probably continue your conversation and talk more for more and -- by the way everyone has to visit this website.
Humor heal the heart dot org and watch out for her next parity -- watch upper and and John Madden is I think there's a lot I mean maybe broadcast news -- there's a lot for and ahead with has some spirit.
And an -- thank you very much Pam about thank you very much for taking the time today.
Thank you thank you and think about her --
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