3-year-old gets new heart for birthday

January 5, 2015 1:36 PM

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3-year-old gets new heart for birthday

Most 3-year-olds want toys for their birthdays, but one little Atlanta girl got what she really needed— a new heart.

For about nine months, Grace Cantrell has been on the waiting list for a new heart at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, reported MyFoxAtlanta.com. The average wait for a donor is two to four months, making Grace the longest inpatient case of needing the lifesaving procedure at the hospital.

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