Thursday, 17 January 2013

Woman who survived heart transplant holds old heart with her hands

A woman who survived organ failure and cancer has been pictured holding her own heart in her hands after she had a successful transplant.The woman, named as Penny by her friend Kelsey on photo sharing website Imgur, can be seen wearing a medical mask as she grips what appears to be her old heart’Penny’ now has a new fully-functioning heart following the operation, her friend revealed on the site.Posting the image of Penny on Imgur, Kelsey said: “[Penny] is holding her own heart. She has survived cancer and crippling heart failure and never lost hope.”

But, right now the heart has been cremated by doctors in the hospital. What do you think about the photo above? Would you have gone against the cremation of her old heart?

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