It started as a medical miracle: A man who desperately needed a heart transplant was given the state’s first full artificial heart. It kept him alive, until something went wrong. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
It was a hearty Thanksgiving for many, but especially heavy on the heart of a Monee man. He’s thankful, and a medical marvel to boot.
A 64-year-old retired letter carrier from Monee left Advocate Christ Medical Center under his own power Thursday, carrying a small suitcase that replaced his heart.