Posts by Angie

Scars Tell a Story … the One’s You Can See, and the One’s You Can’t!

Posted on Feb 4, 2016 | 0 comments

Scars Tell a Story … the One’s You Can See, and the One’s You Can’t!

Scars make us who we are. They speak to us, and say you’re strong, they are a testament to bravery, and not a sign of weakness. Scars are signs of survival and endurance leaving us stronger and more resilient, more equipped to face the present. They tell a story. Sometimes a story that is hard to hear. The scars on my chest, the beating of my heart fosters my appreciation for life- these are the few things that matter. It is beautiful to live, really live, and to have the marks to prove it. A testament to inner strength.  Living and being a part of this world is beautiful, smile-worthy,...

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American Heart Month!

Posted on Feb 3, 2016 | 0 comments

American Heart Month!

February is American Heart Month. As we come close to “National Wear Red Day,” 2016, I am reminded of how much every second counts. Just like a birthday or anniversary, it is a reminder to tap the brakes on our busy lives and pay attention to someone that matters to us each and every day. It’s our time to stop and thank the legions of individuals who have taken it upon themselves to support and care for someone with heart disease, including loved ones, physicians and nurses who deliver the highest of care, and researchers who strive to develop new treatments. Thus, survivors who...

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AED Placed in Central Park!

Posted on Jan 27, 2016 | 1 comment

AED Placed in Central Park!

Angie visited New York where City officials honored her and other Board members with a plaque and reception for being the first organization to place an AED in Central...

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Seeing Kids Smile!

Posted on Jan 27, 2016 | 0 comments

Seeing Kids Smile!

Bringing hope and comfort to the littlest children, critically and chronically ill who are having their hearts repaired and recovering from surgery at Mattel Children’s Hospital, UCLA.  Thank you, Dr. Levi and Dr. Perens for delivering hope during some of the most difficult cases, transforming and saving kids lives, and for giving children the gowns and blankets when they return from surgery while they endure lengthy hospital stays; each one hand-made with love.  It’s a very scary time for children and their families with many kids needing multiple heart surgeries.  Also, thank you Leslie...

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Together We Can Move Mountains

Posted on Mar 22, 2014 | 0 comments

Together We Can Move Mountains

It may be a figure of speech but when you join hearts and hands with those who care, anything is possible.  I have never drifted through life, I am a determined individual; when I know what I want, I go after it, sew the seeds of success, and work hard to achieve it.  Going with the flow of life just isn’t a part of who I am.  You’ll usually find me looking for challenges, seeking ways to make positive change and diving into unknown situations.  Embracing a new journey into the unknown excites me!  I am driven by 3 philosophies; know more today about the world than I knew...

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