Two-time heart transplant recipient’s heart ready for wedding

January 8, 2015 4:28 PM

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Two-time heart transplant recipient’s heart ready for wedding

For one Minnesota woman, a wedding engagement isn’t just about a heart full of love, but a heart full of life, My Fox Twin Cities reported.

Alyssa Sandeen, of Rochester, underwent her first heart transplant in 1998, when she was 8 years old. Her heart lasted 15 years, but heart attacks in 2011, 2012 and 2013 landed her at Rochester’s St. Mary’s Hospital for six months, waiting for a donor. She received her new heart in June 2013.

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