This is a story of the power of perseverance and love. A man named Kevin Lue was triathlete who developed a rare disease that caused his heart to fail. In a matter of months he went from intense competition to barely being able to walk. He needed a heart transplant. In addition to his new heart, he got a whole lot more.

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This site has virtual surgeries of all types and virtual dissections!--I will definetly be checking this out...

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Dr Chris Barnard was a South African cardiac surgeon, famous for performing the world's first successful human-to-human heart Orthotopic transplant.

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'Ghost heart,' a framework for growing new human hearts using a protein scaffold and stem cells, could be an answer for thousands waiting for new hearts. This experimental method could also apply to other organs.

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Donate Life Organ and Tissue Donation Blog℠: UR Medicine Heart Transplant Team Celebrates 200 Heart Transplants, 200 second chances at life

Has your heart been hardened? Let this prayer inspire you ask God for help. Let God soften your heart. Let him set you free so you can love again.

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Denise Darvall; The Donor for the first Heart Transplant Operation by HiltonT, via Flickr - This Day in History: Dec 3, 1967: First human heart transplant

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