Incredible story of a young girl who lived for 100 days with no heart, just the artificial pump, before finally getting a new heart and becoming healthy enough to leave the hospital. D’Zhana Simmons says she felt like a “fake person” for 118 days when she had no heart beating in her chest. “But I know that I really was here,” the 14-year-old said, “and I did live without a heart.”

(Associated Press story via Yahoo News)

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