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Denise Pippen, Alabama

by Molly S. on Monday, September 10, 2012

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 35 years old and leads quite an active life.  She even ran a marathon! 

But her health issue is always in the back of my mind.  That’s why I am an advocate for the American Heart Association.  I enjoy working with my staff partners to obtain necessary funds for continued research, in an effort to help my daughter and others like her.