NTID News – Dec. 14, 2010
It’s not every college student who can say they’ve had a lifelong wish come true. But Lauren Aggen isn’t an ordinary college student.
She was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, leaving her left ventricle too small to pump blood through her body. Her prognosis for survival was bleak without a heart transplant.
When she was eight days old, a donor heart became available and she received her transplant. Of the eight children who received heart transplants that year in Chicago, four of them never went home and the other three have needed additional transplants.
“I’ve been very fortunate that my heart matched,” Aggen says.
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My name is Aimee Whyte and I am an Advocate/Counselor with Advocacy Services for Abused Deaf Victims. Your website is impressive and we are lucky to have a website like this for the Rochester Deaf Community. We would like to post a flyer on DeafRoc that explains our Support Group. Please post with the note below. Thank you very much,
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For Deaf/Hard of Hearing Dog Owners (there will be a sign language interpreter)
Fairport Baptist Home
4646 Nine Mile Point Rd
Fairport, NY 14450
Class size is limited Please register early to ensure a spot in this class.
January 15, 2011
Seven week session
Enrollment form available on web
This class is not appropriate for dogs with aggression issues.
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