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karen cicconetti Heart Transplant april 6 1998 Find out more about karen cicconetti
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    Hi Im Karen
    I am a 42 year old mother and had my heart transplant April 6th 1998. I have a 15 year old son who has HCM and had a ICD put in Last year. Since receiving my heart I have been able to do things I never was able to do.I feel great and am greatful for every day I have. Anyone who ever needs to talk feel free to contact me.

    Thanks for making me feel so welcomed
    Karen Cicconetti
    Karen Cicconetti
    Heart Transplant 1998
    Don\'t take your organs to heaven
    Heaven knows we need them here

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    Thanks for sharing such a positive story. It must feel great being able to engage in activities that once were impossible. Thanks for opening up and sharing.


    God Squad co-moderator
    Nothing is as gentle as strength and nothing is as strong as gentleness


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      Karen welcome aboard it is so wonderful to hear from someone who has had their new heart for a while and is doing well. Mine is almost 15 months old now and I feel great. I am 58. It is truly a miracle. Keep in touch.

      Diagnosed in 1977, Myectomy in 1981 @ Mayo Rochester
      ICD&Pacemaker 1996
      Heart transplant March 19, 2004 @ Mayo Rochester
      Mom of Kaye.