‘Leave Him Here To Die…Take Him Home To Die’ : Half a Heart and Cancer- Kelly Leeper

We would like to introduce Kelly Leeper, a long-time friend of LHM, who has written an update for us about his life with HLHS. Some members will remember that Kelly kindly traveled over from the States when he was 17 years old to talk to families at the beginning of their single ventricle journey. In … Continued

‘When I Was Born In 1967 There Were No Antenatal Scans’ – Donna’s Story

Donna has lived with a congenital heart condition since 1967, making her one of our most senior members! Being born at a time were antenatal scans were yet to be developed, Donna’s condition came as a huge shock to her parents. She had a Glann Shunt at 9 years old to achieve better oxygen circulation … Continued

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    Living every day being different from your peers is frustrating.
    So it is time to reward young people striving to manage the challenges that having half a heart creates. Little Hearts Matter has created a series of awards for 8 – 18 year olds that aim to encourage young people living with half their heart to learn more about their condition and how to manage the challenges they face every day. For more information about the Brave Heart Awards and nomination forms, please follow the link
    www.lhm.org.uk/zipper-zone/lhm-brave-heart-awards/
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    If you're planning on hosting a get together with family and friends this summer, why not make it a Summer Celebration in aid of Little Hearts Matter? It's the perfect way to enjoy the sun and raise funds to support children with half a heart. Request your pack here bit.ly/2TlDj9U ... See MoreSee Less

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