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Denise Pippen, Alabama

by Molly S. on Friday, August 1, 2014

At the time my story begins, my two children were in their twenties.  My husband and I had experienced only the usual ripples of rearing children.  All of that changed when doctors discovered that my daughter has a heart defect and will probably need a heart transplant someday.  

Today, she's in her thirties and leads quite an active life.  But her health issue is always in the back of my mind.  

My daughter is why I dedicate my personal time as a volunteer for the American Heart Association.  I enjoy working with my staff partners to obtain necessary funds for continued research.  Being a You're the Cure advocate has given me the opportunity to help my daughter and others like her.