Monday, May 12, 2008

18-year-old has had three hearts

Leanne Nicholson is in many ways like any other 18-year-old. Slim, blonde, pretty, and planning a career as a youth worker, she is devoted to her pony Merrylegs and her fluffy Pomeranian dog Timothy.
But she is also a medical miracle, and lucky to be alive. In her short life Leanne has had no fewer than three hearts - the one she was born with and not one, but two transplanted hearts.

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