Why This Happy Grandfather Wants To Remove The Device Keeping Him Alive (VIDEO)

December 4, 2014 3:02 PM

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Paul Mitchell has a lot to live for -- a grandson he absolutely adores, a daughter he calls the apple of his eye, and a wife who is the love of his life. So why, after suffering a stroke and heart attack, would he refuse a potentially life-saving surgery?

In the above clip from an all-new episode of "Surgeon Oz," Mitchell is in the ICU hooked up to a temporary pump that is keeping his heart functioning. Dr. Mehmet Oz wants to replace his temporary device with a permanent one, but Mitchell is determined to live without the aid of a machine.

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