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  • Go Red

    Hi All,

    Last fall the AHA did a story on me in my local paper. The story was about how I was a survivor of heart disease. Well I just received an email for the casting call in MA with Marie Osmond and the go red campaign. You can either go in person or submit your story to be chosen to be a spokesperson for the 2008-2009 Go Red campaign!

    I don't think I can take the time out of work so I have a whole lot of writing to do this weekend. Wish me luck!

    Barbara

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    Barbara - This will be a great opportunity for you to represent the HCMA - We' watch for your story - Good luck - Linda

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      That's great. People need to be informed about this disease.
      LindaG
      Son died of cardiac shock second to HCM at age 36.
      Live Well...Laugh Often...Love Much

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        Wonderful opportunity Barbara! Thank you, with your help more will be informed.

        Pam
        Dx @ 47 with HOCM & HF:11/00
        Guidant ICD:Mar.01, Recalled/replaced:6/05 w/ Medtronic device
        Lead failure,replaced 12/06.
        SF lead recall:07,extracted leads and new device 2012
        [email protected] Tufts, Boston:10/5/03; age 50. ( [email protected] 240 mmHg ++)
        Paroxysmal A-Fib: 06-07,2010 controlled w/sotalol dosing
        Genetic mutation 4/09, mother(d), brother, son, gene+
        Mother of 3, grandma of 3:Tim,27,Sarah,33w/6 y/o old Sophia, 5 y/o Jack, Laura 34, w/ 5 y/o old Benjamin

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          Good for you. Congratulations.
          Midge

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

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            Barbara,
            Congratulations! What a wonderful opportunity to get the news out about HCM that will hopefully save lives.
            Esther

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              Barbara

              That is great! I and my family walk every year in the heart walk my daughter in law started it about 4 years ago and I have bought T-Shirts from the HCMA and they are worn every year and they are asked about our T-Shirts all the time

              Shirley
              Diagnosed 2003
              Myectomy 2-23-2004
              Husband: Ken
              Son: John diagnosed 2004
              Daughter: Janet (free of HCM)

              Grandchildren: Drew 15,Aaron 13,Karen 9,Connor 9

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