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    2015 – Superhero Heart Run Ambassador

      Leah Flannery, age 6 (7 on 9/22/15) Ames, Iowa written by her mom, Jodi Flannery Almost seven years ago, Leah was born with complex congenital heart disease that required immediate medical attention upon her first breath. At a routine ultrasound during our third pregnancy, a deathly low heart rate

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    Heart Heroes, Inc. is expanding the Superhero Heart Run, a nationwide 5k run experience to raise widespread awareness, support, and funding for Congenital Heart Defects! Families everywhere have told us that we need more awareness for CHD. This event will steal the hearts of people across the country and spread

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    Featured Heart Hero – May 2015

    There is a scar that runs down the center of my daughter’s chest. It isn’t ugly, in-fact, it is quite beautiful. A Badge of Honor, inscribed in her chest, with a knife, as Sydnie grows older we will explain to her that the bible says; although the world is evil

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    Featured Heart Hero- March 2015

    Leilani was born a healthy 6 lb little girl. Little did we know that 5 months later, our lives would be turned upside down. Leilani started getting sick, and after a long week and a few doctor’s appointments, with her only getting worse, we took her to the ER. They

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  • Help-A-Heart Video

    Many families have been touched by Help-A-Heart.  Check out our video that features the co-founders, Emily Graber and Melissa Hooper, and the reason they founded Help-A-Heart.  Our mission is to share love by providing emotional and financial support for Iowa families affected by congenital heart disease.

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