Austin's Gift: The Life of a Grateful Organ Recipient

Austin's Gift: The Life of a Grateful Organ Recipient

by Lauren Aggen
     
 
This is the life story of a 20‑year‑old college student who received a heart transplant at eight days old. Through personal reflections and the stories of parents and family friends, the author relates the fears, challenges, and successes of life as an organ recipient. The author also relates how the life‑saving measures her doctors pursued when she

Overview

This is the life story of a 20‑year‑old college student who received a heart transplant at eight days old. Through personal reflections and the stories of parents and family friends, the author relates the fears, challenges, and successes of life as an organ recipient. The author also relates how the life‑saving measures her doctors pursued when she was a newborn left her with permanent hearing loss and how this has shaped her life experiences. The book is filled with the joy of life and the gratitude this young woman feels for the opportunities she has had

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780984144761
Publisher:
Hilton Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/16/2011
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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Meet the Author

Lauren Aggen is a college student from Illinois with an amazing passion for life. At eight days old, she was the recipient of a heart transplant. The extraordinary measures taken to keep her alive during this difficult period left her with permanent hearing loss.

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